Interaction among different heterocromatic variants in the grasshopper Dichroplus elongatus.

@article{Remis2004InteractionAD,
  title={Interaction among different heterocromatic variants in the grasshopper Dichroplus elongatus.},
  author={M. Isabel Remis and Sara Pensel and Natalia Rosetti},
  journal={Hereditas},
  year={2004},
  volume={141 2},
  pages={
          180-5
        }
}
Simultaneous chromosome polymorphisms for supernumerary elements allow us to analyse the relationships among different forms of heterochromatic variation in nature. We report simultaneous variation patterns for supernumerary segments in chromosomes S10 (SS10), S9 (SS9) and S6 (SS6) and B chromosomes in nine populations of the grasshopper Dichroplus elongatus from two biogeographic provinces from east Argentina. Our results show spatial chromosome differentiation for three out of four… Expand
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Supernumerary Chromosome Variants in Dichroplus elongatus (Acrididae): Fluorescent Banding and Cline Variation Pattern
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Dichroplus elongatus is a South American grasshopper that shows simultaneous polymorphisms for B chromosomes and several supernumerary segments located in chromosome pairs S10, S9, and M6, in natural populations from Argentina, and the pattern of chromosome variation is discussed in relation to the population's ability to maintain supern numerical DNA in more climatically favorable geographic regions. Expand

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