Philodryas serra (Schlegel) (Cobra cipó) 2n = 28

  • Maria Luiza Beçak
  • Willy Beçak
  • Franklin L. Roberts
  • Robert N. Shoffner
  • E. Peter Volpe

Abstract

The karyotypes shown came from short term blood culture (female) and squash preparation of intestine (male). The female is heterogametic, the fourth pair of macrochromosomes consists of the sex chromosomes ZZ in the male and ZW in the female.

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References

  1. 1).
    Beçak, W., Beçak, M. L. and Nazareth, H. R. S.: Evolution and sex chromosomes in Serpentes. Mem. Inst. Butantan, Simp. int. 33: 151, 1966.Google Scholar
  2. 2).
    Beçak, W. and Beçak, M. L.: Cytotaxonomy and chromosomal evolution in Serpentes. Cytogenetics 8: 247, 1969.PubMedCrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • Maria Luiza Beçak
  • Willy Beçak
  • Franklin L. Roberts
  • Robert N. Shoffner
  • E. Peter Volpe

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