Find thousands of books, manuscripts, visual materials and unpublished archives from our collections, many of them with free online access.

Use of DNA probe on c-some 9 heterochromatin

Dr Rosemary Ekong, UCL
  • Digital Images
  • Online

Available online

view Use of DNA probe on c-some 9 heterochromatin

License

Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
You can use this work for any purpose, including commercial uses, without restriction under copyright law. You should also provide attribution to the original work, source and licence.
Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY 4.0) terms and conditions https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
Credit: Use of DNA probe on c-some 9 heterochromatin. Credit: Dr Rosemary Ekong, UCL. Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)

Selected images from this work


About this work

Description

This shows a DNA probe which binds specifically to the heterochromatic region of human chromosome 9. Heterochromatic regions of chromosomes contain variable numbers of repeats, and are useful as polymorphic markers, allowing differentiation between the chromosomes of different individuals. This individual has a polymorphism in the heterochromatic region of chromosome 9 as one of the chromosome 9s has more repeats in this region, resulting in the extensive hybridisation signal seen on one chromosome 9.


Permanent link