Detection of Multiple Mutations in a Single Cell

February 2010
Fertility Weekly;2/8/2010, p8
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which determines the effect of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) in detecting three different mutations in one cell by T.M. Alberola and colleagues in Spain. It outlines how the researchers used PGD and has determined the successful procedure of detecting three different mutations in a single cell. The researchers note that the combination of PGD allows the simultaneous diagnosis of two diseases caused by different mutations in a single embryonic cell.


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