Sus scrofa (Domestic pig)

2n = 38
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


One pair of small metacentrics bears a deep secondary constriction on the short arm near the centromere.


Chromosome Number Chromosome Analysis Somatic Chromosome Lymphocyte Culture Chromosome Variation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Hsu
    • 1
  • Kurt Benirschke
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Cytology, Department of BiologyThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyDartmouth Medical SchoolHanoverUSA

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