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This image shows the hands of a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) laboratorian beneath a laminar flow hood, as they were manipulating a calibrated pipette inside a test tube, in the process of diluting amniotic fluid with fetal calf serum during the preparation of an amniotic fluid cell culture. This was one of a number of images used to provide instruction on how to create an amniotic fluid cell culture, in order to perform a chromosomal analysis, and to record the genetic effects produced by the chromosomes in the form of syndromes, a process known as cytogenetics.
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Content Providers(s): CDC/ Dr. Andrew Chen
Creation Date: 1977
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Copyright Restrictions: None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions.