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Author Fetal Cell Workshop (11th : 2000 : Basel, Switzerland)

Title Fetal cells and fetal DNA in maternal blood : new developments for a new millennium : 11th Fetal Cell Workshop, Basel, April 15, 2000 / editors, Sinuhe Hahn, Wolfgang Holzgreve
Published Basel ; New York : Kạrger, ©2001


Description 1 online resource (viii, 137 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Summary Is noninvasive, risk-free prenatal diagnosis of fetal genetic characteristics still a fantasy, or will it soon become reality? The current status of both the leading European research groups as well as the NIH-funded NIFTY study are reported here, indicating that certain fetal genetic traits can now be examined efficiently in a noninvasive manner. Considerable focus is placed on new laser-mediated systems for the effective micro-manipulation of single fetal cells, as well as their analysis by single-cell PCR and the pitfalls to avoid when performing such analyses. Other issues addressed in depth include: novel enrichment techniques, optimal fetal cell recognition, fetal cell culture, as well as the exciting finding that fetal cell traffic is elevated in certain pregnancy-related disorders, most prominently in preeclampsia. This publication is of interest to researchers in the field, genetic counsellors, gynecologists and obstetricians, and researchers in microchimerism, transplantation and transfusion medicine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Fetal cells from maternal blood -- Congresses
Fetal blood -- Congresses
Prenatal diagnosis -- Congresses
Fetus -- Diseases -- Congresses
Polymerase chain reaction.
Prenatal Diagnosis -- methods
Cell Separation -- methods
DNA -- blood
Fetal Diseases -- diagnosis
Fetus -- cytology
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Pregnancy -- blood
Polymerase chain reaction
Fetal blood
Fetal cells from maternal blood
Fetus -- Diseases
Prenatal diagnosis
Pränatale Diagnostik -- Nichtinvasive Diagnostik -- Kongress -- Basel <2000>.
Nichtinvasive Diagnostik -- Pränatale Diagnostik -- Kongress -- Basel <2000>.
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Hahn, Sinuhe
Holzgreve, Wolfgang
S. Karger (Firm)
ISBN 9783318006995