, Volume 98, Issue 6, pp 389–395 | Cite as

The Callimico goeldii (Primates, Platyrrhini) genome: Karyology and middle repetitive (LINE-1) DNA sequences

  • Héctor N. Seuánez
  • Lisa Forman
  • Tetsuji Matayoshi
  • Thomas G. Fanning


Callimico goeldii (Goeldi's marmoset) is a neotropical primate with 2n=47,X1X2Y in the male, and 2n=48,X1X1X2X2 in the female, due to a Y-autosome translocation. Karyological comparisons of Callimico, Callithrix jacchus and Cebus apella suggest that Callimico is a member of the Callitrichidae. Isozyme data and restriction mapping of LINE-1 repetitive elements in these species and in a variety of other neotropical primates confirm these findings and supply strong evidence for including Callimico in the Callitrichidae.


Strong Evidence Developmental Biology Restriction Mapping Repetitive Element Neotropical Primate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Héctor N. Seuánez
    • 1
  • Lisa Forman
    • 2
  • Tetsuji Matayoshi
    • 3
  • Thomas G. Fanning
    • 4
  1. 1.Laboratory of Viral CarcinogenesisNational Cancer InstituteFrederickUSA
  2. 2.Department of Zoological Research, National Zoological ParkSmithsonian InstitutionWashington, DCUSA
  3. 3.Centro de Educacion Medica e Investigaciones Clinicas Norberto QuirnoBuenos AiresArgentina
  4. 4.National Cancer InstituteBethesdaUSA

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