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Chromosome Banding MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Chromosome Banding
Tree Number(s)
E01.370.225.500.385.130
E01.370.225.500.620.670.130
E01.370.225.750.600.670.130
E05.200.500.385.130
E05.200.500.620.670.130
E05.200.750.600.670.130
E05.242.385.130
E05.393.285.130
Unique ID
D002871
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002871
Scope Note
Staining of bands, or chromosome segments, allowing the precise identification of individual chromosomes or parts of chromosomes. Applications include the determination of chromosome rearrangements in malformation syndromes and cancer, the chemistry of chromosome segments, chromosome changes during evolution, and, in conjunction with cell hybridization studies, chromosome mapping.
Entry Term(s)
Banding, Chromosome
NLM Classification #
QY 95
Previous Indexing
Chromosome Aberrations (1968-1978)
Chromosomes (1966-1978)
Staining (1966-1978)
specific chromosome (1966-1978)
specific dye (1966-1978)
Public MeSH Note
79
History Note
79
Date Established
1979/01/01
Date of Entry
1978/03/13
Revision Date
2015/06/01
Chromosome Banding Preferred
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