a: chromosomal translocation ~
b: wapping half of New Jersey

What:

"If an inversion is like flipping a series of highway exits, then a translocation is like swapping half of New Jersey with half of Montana. And like a map with new borders, moving parts of chromosomes generates DNA sequences that are not usually next to each other which is what genome sequencing picks up that microarrays cannot. Sometimes the new borders won't hurt anyone, but sometimes they'll disrupt something vital both in the geographical analogy and in the genome."


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Writer: Ricki Lewis
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Date: Oct 15 2017 10:59 AM


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