Biology: The Unity and Diversity of Life (14th Edition)

Published by Brooks/Cole Publishing Co.
ISBN 10: 1305073959
ISBN 13: 978-1-30507-395-1

Chapter 14 - Self-Quiz - Page 231: 14


c. karyotyping

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Karyotyping shows the number of chromosomes within a cell and how they look. With a karyotype, geneticists can easily identify individuals with abnormalities in chromosome numbers. This method works well with Klinefelter syndrome because geneticists can see that the individual has two X chromosomes and one Y chromosome.
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