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TeloMark Probes Brochure

Subtelomere FISH analysis is a commonly used as an adjunct to routine cytogenetic testing in order to detect small rearrangements involving the telomeric regions of chromosomes.

Patients can be referred for telomere analyses for a number of different reasons, including genetic disease, autistic disorders, unexplained mental retardation/developmental delay, recurrent miscarriages and haematological malignancies1-4.


1. de Vries et al., J Med Genet 2001;38:145-150

2. Knight et al., Am. J. Hum. Genet. 2000; 67:320-332

3. Knight et al., Eur. J Hum. Genet. 1997 Jan-Feb;5(1):1-8

4. Ravan et al., J Med Genet. 2006;43:478-489