Medical Definition of Centromere banding stain

1. A selective chromosome banding stain used in human cytogenetics, employing Giemsa stain after most of the DNA is denatured or extracted by treatment with alkali, acid, salt, or heat; only heterochromatic regions close to the centromeres and rich in satellite DNA stain, with the exception of the Y chromosome whose long arm usually stains throughout. Synonym: centromere banding stain. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Centromere Banding Stain

centrodes
centroid
centroidal
centroiding
centroids
centrokinesia
centrokinetic
centrolecithal
centrolecithal egg
centrolecithal ovum
centrolinead
centrolineads
centrolineal
centromedian nucleus
centromere
centromere banding stain (current term)
centromeres
centromeric
centromeric index
centromeric sequence
centronuclear
centronuclear myopathy
centroperipheral
centrophenoxine
centrophilic
centrophilin
centroplasm
centrosomal
centrosomally
centrosome

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