Description of the Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) karyotype.

  title={Description of the Muscovy duck (Cairina moschata) karyotype.},
  author={Ewa W{\'o}jcik and Elżbieta Smalec},
  journal={Folia biologica},
  volume={56 3-4},
The karyotype of the Muscovy duck originating from Cairina moschata was characterised on the basis of R and C bands. Chromosomal preparations obtained from an in vitro blood lymphocyte culture were RBG- and CBG-stained. The structures of nine and fourteen pairs of chromosomes were examined based on R bands and C bands, respectively. Ideograms of banded patterns of the analysed chromosomes were drawn. The sizes of individual constitutive heterochromatin blocks wereas measured. The morphology of… Expand
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