aneuploidy

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an abnormality involving a chromosome number that is not an exact multiple of the haploid number (one chromosome set is incomplete)

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Samples that lacked dysplasia displayed mixed diploid, and mild to moderately aneuploid cell populations in 5% of cases, which were more numerous in cases of dysplasia (60%) and adenocarcinoma (88%).
Aneuploid cell populations and those samples with a higher percentage of cells in the S phase suggest the presence of higher grade cancers or CIS.
These complications can be less severe in people with mosaic Down syndrome - a form of Down syndrome where the person has a mixture of euploid and aneuploid cells instead of all aneuploid cells.
It maintains viability of aneuploid cells, bypassing cell-cycle checkpoints and promoting resistance to microtubule-targeting agents.