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  • In this activity, students explore the process of amniocentesis and assemble a karyotype.

    By the end of this activity, students should be able to:

    • assemble and explain a karyotype
    • explain amniocentesis and describe the process.

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    • introduction/background notes
    • what you need
    • what to do
    • student handouts.
      Published 29 July 2008, Updated 1 March 2013 Referencing Hub articles
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