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Aneuploidy in Health and Disease

Aneuploidy means any karyotype that is not euploid, anything that stands outside the norm. Two particular characteristics make the research of aneuploidy challenging. First, it is often hard to distinguish what is a cause and what is a consequence. Secondly, aneuploidy is often associated with a persistent defect in maintenance of genome stability. Thus, working with aneuploid, unstable cells means analyzing an ever changing creature and capturing the features that persist. In the book Aneuploidy in Health and Disease we summarize the recent advances in understanding the causes and consequences of aneuploidy and its link to human pathologies.

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Aneuploidy in Health and DiseaseEdited by Zuzana Storchova

Published: May 16th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2155

ISBN: 978-953-51-0608-1

Copyright year: 2012

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22163 Total Chapter Downloads

10 Crossref Citations

12 Web of Science Citations

26 Dimensions Citations

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1. The Causes and Consequences of Aneuploidy in Eukaryotic Cells

By Zuzana Storchova

3831

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2. Uncover Cancer Genomics by Jointly Analysing Aneuploidy and Gene Expression

By Lingling Zheng and Joseph Lucas

1258

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3. Sister Chromatid Cohesion and Aneuploidy

By Erwan Watrin and Claude Prigent

1638

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4. Mouse Models for Chromosomal Instability

By Floris Foijer

1010

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5. Aneuploidy and Epithelial Cancers: The Impact of Aneuploidy on the Genesis, Progression and Prognosis of Colorectal and Breast Carcinomas

By Jens K. Habermann, Gert Auer, Madhvi Upender, Timo Gemoll, Hans-Peter Bruch, Hans Jörnvall, Uwe J. Roblick and Thomas Ried

1275

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6. Aneuploidy and Intellectual Disability

By Daisuke Fukushi, Seiji Mizuno, Kenichiro Yamada, Reiko Kimura, Yasukazu Yamada, Toshiyuki Kumagai and Nobuaki Wakamatsu

1497

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7. Sex Chromosome Aneuploidies

By Eliona Demaliaj, Albana Cerekja and Juan Piazze

3434

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8. Human Male Meiosis and Sperm Aneuploidies

By Maria Vera, Vanessa Peinado, Nasser Al-Asmar, Jennifer Gruhn, Lorena Rodrigo, Terry Hassold and Carmen Rubio

2228

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9. Morphology and Aneuploidy of in vitro Matured (IVM) Human Oocytes

By Lidija Krizancic Bombek, Borut Kovacic and Veljko Vlaisavljevic

2057

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10. Comparing Pig and Amphibian Oocytes: Methodologies for Aneuploidy Detection and Complementary Lessons for MAPK Involvement in Meiotic Spindle Morphogenesis

By Michal Jeseta and Jean-Francois L. Bodart

1069

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11. The Role of Aneuploidy Screening in Human Preimplantation Embryos

By Christian S. Ottolini, Darren K. Griffin and Alan R. Thornhill

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