Chromosomal and nuclear characteristics of deep-sea hydrothermal-vent organisms: correlates of increased growth rate

@article{Dixon2001ChromosomalAN,
  title={Chromosomal and nuclear characteristics of deep-sea hydrothermal-vent organisms: correlates of increased growth rate},
  author={David R. Dixon and L. R. J. Dixon and P. L. Pascoe and J. T. Wilson},
  journal={Marine Biology},
  year={2001},
  volume={139},
  pages={251-255}
}
Abstract. A range of tissue and cell types from adult and juvenile stages of vent- and non-vent-dwelling deep-sea and shallow-water organisms were compared for signs of cell division, in preparation for a cytogenetic study of the different groups. Virtually all the Mid-Atlantic Ridge (MAR) vent species (bresiliid shrimp, bathymodiolid mussel, branchipolynoid polychaete, and a range of small gastropods) showed an abundance of metaphase chromosome spreads, indicating a generally high intrinsic… 
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