What is Banding Technique?
Chromosome banding is an essential technique used in chromosome karyotyping to identify normal and abnormal chromosomes.
What are the types of banding?
a) G-banding .
Chromosomes have the property of forming alternating dark and light bands.
|Fixed metaphase preparation is stained by one of the following banding techniques:|
|1||G-banding||Giemsa banding||Most commonly used method|
|2||Q-banding||Quinacrine banding||Used to demonstrate|
bands along chromosomes.
|4||R-banding||Reverse staining Giemsa banding|