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Cytogenetics is the branch of genetics which deals with cytology: cell structure and function. It includes the study of chromosomes, chromosome bands, karyotypes, and cell division, especially meiosis.[1] Cytogenetic studies have also been used to study evolution in natural populations.[2]

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  1. Hsu T.C. Human and mammalian cytogenetics: a historical perspective. Springer-Verlag, N.Y.
  2. Dobzhansky T. 1981. Dobzhansky's genetics of natural populations. eds Lewontin RC, Moore JA, Provine WB and Wallace B. Columbia University Press N.Y.