Ichthyological Research

, 47:107 | Cite as

Banded karyotype of the Greek endemic cyprinid fish,Pachychilon macedonicum

  • Petr Ráb
  • Marie Rábová
  • Panos S. Economidis
  • C. Triantaphyllidis

Key words

Pachychilon macedonicum Cyprinidae karyotype chromosome banding NOR phenotype 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Petr Ráb
    • 1
  • Marie Rábová
    • 1
  • Panos S. Economidis
    • 2
  • C. Triantaphyllidis
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratory of Fish Genetics, Institute of Animal Physiology and GeneticsAcademy of Sciences of the Czech RepublicLibechovCzech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Zoology, School of Biology, Faculty of SciencesAristotle UniversityThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Department of Genetics, Development and Molecular Biology, School of Biology, Faculty of SciencesAristotle UniversityThessalonikiGreece

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