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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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.
An age-related increase in aneuploid cells in human lymphocytes has been reported in other studies.
In addition to this problem of partial screening, there was the issue of mosaicism, in which both euploid and aneuploid cells are found.
Mitotic catastrophe occurs due to mitotic failure caused by defective cell cycle checkpoints and development of aneuploid cells and and can be accompanied by morphological alterations including micronucleation and multinucleation.
It maintains viability of aneuploid cells, bypassing cell-cycle checkpoints and promoting resistance to microtubule-targeting agents.
Even though cancer can arise from a set of precise mutations, the majority of malignant tumors possess aneuploid cells, and the reason for this is still an open question," said Di Carlo, who is also a member of the California NanoSystems Institute at UCLA.