A relation between G-, C-, and N-band patterns as revealed by progressive oxidation of chromosomes and a note on the nature of N-bands

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Near-ultraviolet irradiation of chromosome preparations mounted in a hydrogen peroxide solution resulted in an oxidative disintegration of the structure of fixed metaphase chromosomes with concomitant production of various band patterns appearing after staining with Giemsa. Neither irradiation nor hydrogen peroxide alone could produce banding. After… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00055996

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