Experientia

, Volume 21, Issue 11, pp 631–632 | Cite as

Chromosome complement of tenrecs,Centetes ecaudatus (Order Insectivora, Class Mammalia)

  • D. S. Borgaonkar
  • E. Gould
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Résumé

Dans les leucoyctes en culture de 7 TenrecsCentetes ecaudatus (4 mâles et 3 femelles) provenant de la République Malgache, l'auteur a compté 38 chromosomes et constaté que les sexes ont un caryocyte distinct. C'est la première étude faite sur les chromosomes d'un représentant de la famille des Tenrecidae (Insectivores).

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© Birkhàuser Verlag 1965

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. S. Borgaonkar
    • 1
    • 2
  • E. Gould
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Medical Genetics, Department of MedicineThe Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineBaltimore
  2. 2.Department of Mental Hygiene, Laboratory of Comparative BehaviorThe Johns Hopkins University, School of Hygiene and Public HealthBaltimoreUSA

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