Evolution of number and morphology of mammalian chromosomes.

  title={Evolution of number and morphology of mammalian chromosomes.},
  author={Mazin B. Qumsiyeh},
  journal={The Journal of heredity},
  volume={85 6},
Numerous hypotheses have been advanced to explain how selection might operate on the level of the chromosomal complement (chromosome selection) and how this process could be related to morphological divergence and speciation. Hypotheses emphasizing a general trend of increasing or decreasing diploid numbers in mammalian evolution are contradicted by… CONTINUE READING