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Descriptor in English: Chromosome Fragility
Descriptor in Spanish: Fragilidad Cromosómica
Descriptor in Portuguese: Fragilidade Cromossômica
Descriptor in French: Fragilité des chromosomes
Entry term(s): Chromosomal Fragility
Fragility, Chromosomal
Fragility, Chromosome
Tree number(s): C23.550.210.110.180
C23.550.362.180.180
G05.365.590.175.165.180
G05.370.180.180
Scope note: Susceptibility of chromosomes to breakage leading to translocation; CHROMOSOME INVERSION; SEQUENCE DELETION; or other CHROMOSOME BREAKAGE related aberrations.
Allowable Qualifiers: DE drug effects
ES ethics
GE genetics
IM immunology
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
History Note: 82
See also the descriptors: Chromosome Breakage MeSH
Chromosome Fragile Sites MeSH
Fragile X Syndrome MeSH
Trinucleotide Repeat Expansion MeSH
DeCS UI: 2922
Descriptor UI: D002873
Date Established: 1982/01/01
Date of Entry: 1981/02/23
Revision Date: 2008/07/08
Chromosome Fragility - Preferred
Concept UI M0004411
Scope note Susceptibility of chromosomes to breakage leading to translocation; CHROMOSOME INVERSION; SEQUENCE DELETION; or other CHROMOSOME BREAKAGE related aberrations.
Preferred term Chromosome Fragility
Entry term(s) Chromosomal Fragility
Fragility, Chromosomal
Fragility, Chromosome



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