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Table 3 Main features of published families with PCD and present report.

From: Cell cycle and centromere FISH studies in premature centromere division

FEATURES Rudd et al. 1983 [6] Gabarrón et al. 1986 [7] Madan et al. 1987 [8] Bajnoczky and Gardó 1993 [9] Keser et al. 1996 [10] Present report
  A B C     A B C  
Individuals with PCD 3 4 3 4 4 4 4 3 1 4
Individuals with abortion or infertility 2/3§§ 0 1/3§ 2/4§ 0 2/4§ 1/4§ 2/4§ 1/1§ 1/4§§
PCD in colchicine treated cultures * 14–15 17–62 10–16 5.2–36 6–12 7–38 6–21 6–28 32 5–55
PCD in untreated cultures * 7–20 10–21 6–6.5 8.5–39 0–3 NI 17 7 NI 5
Controls * 0–0.5 0–0.5 0–0.5 1 0–1 4.1–5.2 0–1 0 0 0.87
Cd stain NI** NI NI NI + NI NI NI NI +
Cell cycle Short NI NI Short NI NI NI NI NI Short
  1. * = range of percentages. ** = Non investigated. § = Individuals with abortion. §§ = Individuals with infertility.