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Chromosome Research

, Volume 9, Issue 8, pp 641–648 | Cite as

Construction of comparative cytogenetic maps of the Chinese hamster to mouse, rat and human

  • Asato Kuroiwa
  • Kimiyuki Tsuchiya
  • Kazumi Matsubara
  • Takao Namikawa
  • Yoichi Matsuda
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Abstract

We constructed comparative cytogenetic maps of the Chinese hamster to mouse, rat and human by fluorescence in-situ hybridization using 36 cDNA clones of mouse, rat, Syrian hamster, Chinese hamster and human functional genes. In this study, 30 out of the 36 genes were newly mapped to Chinese hamster chromosomes. The chromosomal homology of the Chinese hamster was identified and arranged in 19, 19 and 18 segments of conserved synteny in mouse, rat and human, respectively. Additionally, two of the 19 segments homologous to mouse chromosomes were initially identified in this study.

Chinese hamster comparative map FISH 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Asato Kuroiwa
    • 1
    • 2
  • Kimiyuki Tsuchiya
    • 3
  • Kazumi Matsubara
    • 1
  • Takao Namikawa
    • 2
  • Yoichi Matsuda
    • 1
    • 4
  1. 1.Laboratory of Cytogenetics, Division of Bioscience, Graduate School of Environmental Earth ScienceHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan
  2. 2.Laboratory of Animal Genetics, Graduate School of Bioagricultural SciencesNagoya University, Furo-cho, Chikusa-kuNagoyaJapan
  3. 3.Experimental Animal CenterMiyazaki Medical CollegeMiyazakiJapan
  4. 4.Chromosome Research Unit, Faculty of ScienceHokkaido UniversitySapporoJapan

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