The Karyology of South American Primates and Their Relationship to African and Asian Species

  • A. B. Chiarelli
Part of the Advances in Primatology book series (AIPR)


Karyology, the study of chromosomes, is now reaching a level of great detail. Recent studies have yielded a nearly complete knowledge of chromosome ultrastructure and now offer the possibility of interpreting in a reasonable way how the genetic information is organized on them, how it is duplicated, and how it is transferred to individuals of subsequent generations (Du Praw, 1970).


Chromosome Number World Monkey Centric Fusion Acrocentric Chromosome Karyotype Formula 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. B. Chiarelli
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  1. 1.Istituto di AntropologiaUniversità di FirenzeFirenzeItaly

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