A cytophotometric study of chromosome pairing

1. Confirming earlier studies (Schrader 1945a and b), the chromosomes of the harlequin lobe of the testis of the pentatomid Loxa flavicolis are found to be asynaptic throughout late meiotic prophase and to divide equationally at metaphase I. All other lobes show a normal meiosis. 2. Some new evidence is presented for a reduction in chromosome number in the… CONTINUE READING