A new centric fusion translocation in cattle, rob(16;18).


A Barrosã bull (Portugal) has been found to carry a new Robertsonian translocation involving chromosomes 16 and 18 of standard cattle karyotype, as demonstrated by GBG- and RBG-banding techniques. C-banding patterns revealed the dicentric nature of this translocation. A comparison between normal cattle chromosome 16 and the q-arms of translocation… (More)