Comparative cytogenetics of tapirs, genus Tapirus (Perissodactyla, Tapiridae)

@article{Houck2000ComparativeCO,
  title={Comparative cytogenetics of tapirs, genus Tapirus (Perissodactyla, Tapiridae)},
  author={M. Houck and S. C. Kingswood and A. Kumamoto},
  journal={Cytogenetic and Genome Research},
  year={2000},
  volume={89},
  pages={110 - 115}
}
Chromosomes of the four species of Tapirus were 2n = 52 in T. indicus, 2n = 76 in T. pinchaque, 2n = 80 in T. bairdii, and 2n = 80 in T. terrestris. The number of autosomal arms was 80–94. G-banded karyotypes indicated that a heterochromatic addition/deletion distinguished chromosomes 2 and 3 of T. bairdii and T. pinchaque, respectively. There were at least 13 conserved autosomes between the karyotypes of T. bairdii and T. terrestris, and at least 15 were conserved between T. bairdii and T… Expand
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