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Common Exchange-Type
 Chromosome Aberrations

These are animated examples of some common exchange-type chromosome aberrations.

Note that the first three types -- paracentric inversions, interstitial deletions, and pericentric inversions -- involve exchanges within one chromosome.

Click here to see an animated Paracentric Inversion: Intra-chromosomal (Intra-arm)
Click here to see an animated Interstitial Deletion: Intra-chromosomal (Intra-arm)
Click here to see an animated Pericentric Inversion: Intra-chromosomal (Inter-arm)
Click here to see an animated Translocation: Inter-chromosomal