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Cytogenetic analysis of five species of the subfamily Corydoradinae (Teleostei: Siluriformes: Callichthyidae)

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Author(s):
Shimabukuro-Dias, Cristiane Kioko ; Oliveira, Claudio de [2] ; Foresti, Fausto
Total Authors: 3
Document type: Journal article
Source: GENETICS AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY; v. 27, n. 4, p. 549-554, May 2004.
Field of knowledge: Biological Sciences - Genetics
Abstract

In the present study, five callichthyid species belonging to the subfamily Corydoradinae were karyotyped: three species of Aspidoras and two of Corydoras. The three species of Aspidoras had the same diploid number, 2n = 46 chromosomes, similar karyotypic formulae, with most chromosomes metacentric or submetacentric, single interstitial Ag-NORs and C-band positive segments mainly found in the centromeric position. The comparative analysis of cytogenetic data available for the genus Aspidoras and other species of Corydoradinae suggest that several events of centric fusion occurred in the origin of the species of Aspidoras...(AU)

FAPESP's process: 01/11175-9 - Phylogeny and evolution of Loricarioidea: a multidisciplinary analysis
Grantee:Claudio de Oliveira
Support type: Research Projects - Thematic Grants