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Chelonia

  • Kurt Benirschke
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Maria Luiza Beçak
  • Willy Beçak
  • T. R. Chen
  • Robert N. Shoffner

Abstract

The karyotypes were obtained from air preparations of spleen cells. No evidence had been obtained for the presence of a heteromorphic sex chromosome pair.

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References

  1. 1).
    Nakamura, K.: Studies on reptilian chromosomes. VII. Chromosomes of a turtle Clemmys japonica (Temm. & Schl.). Mem. Coll. Science Kyoto Imp. Univ. Ser. B. 10:18, 1935.Google Scholar
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    Sasaki, M. and Itoh, M.: Preliminary notes on the karyotype of two species of turtles Clemmys japonica and Geoclemmys reevesii. Chromosome Inform. Service 8.: 21, 1967.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kurt Benirschke
    • 1
  • T. C. Hsu
    • 2
  • Maria Luiza Beçak
    • 3
  • Willy Beçak
    • 3
  • T. R. Chen
    • 4
  • Robert N. Shoffner
    • 5
  1. 1.San Diego ZooSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Section of Cell BiologyM. D. Anderson HospitalHoustonUSA
  3. 3.Servico De GeneticaInstituto ButantanSao PauloBrazil
  4. 4.M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteTexas Medical CenterHoustonUSA
  5. 5.Department of Animal ScienceUniversity of MinnesotaSt. PaulUSA

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