Karyotypic characterization and genomic organization of the 5S rDNA in Erpetoichthys calabaricus (Osteichthyes, Polypteridae)


Polypterids are a group of Osteichthyan fish whose evolutionary relationships with closer basal ray-finned and lobe-finned fish have been disputed since their discovery. Very little is known about the evolutive karyology in the whole Polypteriformes group. In order to fill this gap, a cytogenetic analysis of Erpetoichthys calabaricus species was performed… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10709-006-9119-0


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