Characterization of Drosophila heterochromatin. II. C- and N-banding.


The C- and N-banding patterns of D. melanogaster, D. simulans, D. virilis, D. texana, D. ezoana and D. hydei were studied in comparison with quinacrine and Hoechst banding patterns. In all these Drosophila species the C bands correspond to the heterochromatin as revealed by the positive heteropycnosis in the prometaphase chromosomes. The N bands have the… (More)


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