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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Translocation
Definition A type of mutation in which two nonhomologous chromosomes are each broken and then repaired in such a way that:
  1. the resulting chromosomes each contain material from the other chromosome (a reciprocal translocation), see the Figure at Wikipedia
  2. one of the chromosomes contains an insertion of material from the other chromosome, with the other chromosome containing a deletion (an insertional translocation
  3. the two chromosomes, each with breaks near the centromere, fuse to form a single chromosome with a single centromere (a Robertsonian translocation).

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last database update
10/01/2019
MGI 6.14
The Jackson Laboratory