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Karyotype game HTML5


A karyotype provides meaningful information regarding the overall chromosome makeup of the cell. Translocations, deletions, inversions are some chromosome structural abnormalities that can be analysed along with chromosome numerical abnormalities.
A try-it-yourself activity will teach you how chromosomes should be arranged in order to further study these abnormalities.

Click and drag each chromosome on the right onto the screen  to complete the karyotype.
Clicking on “Hints On” will enable you to tell if you’ve made the correct choice.

Learning goals

  • To arrange randomly displayed chromosomes in order to complete a karyotype.

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Chromosome abnormalities can be classified as followed : structural abnormalities and numerical abnormalities.

1- Structural abnormalities do not affect the number of chromosomes but affect the…

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