An intriguing Y chromosome in Heteromys anomalus (Rodentia, Heteromyidae).


The mitotic chromosomes of the pocket mouse Heteromys anomalus (Rodentia, Heteromyidae) from Venezuela were analyzed by means of conventional staining and various banding techniques. The karyotype of this species is distinguished by a Y chromosome with exceptional banding properties. The very large heterochromatic Y long arm shows a remarkable bright… (More)


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@article{Schmid1992AnIY, title={An intriguing Y chromosome in Heteromys anomalus (Rodentia, Heteromyidae).}, author={Michael F. Schmid and Claus Steinlein and Wolfgang Feichtinger and Maurice Schmidt and R Visbal Garc{\'i}a and A Fern{\'a}ndez Badillo}, journal={Hereditas}, year={1992}, volume={117 3}, pages={209-14} }