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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Chromosomal Differentiation Of Populations Of Lysapsus Limellus Limellus, L. L. Bolivianus, And Of Lysapsus Caraya (hylinae, Hylidae).
Author: Busin, Carmen Sílvia
Lima, Albertina Pimentel
de Almeida Prado, Cynthia Peralta
Strüssmann, Christine
Júnior, Sérgio Siqueira
Recco-Pimentel, Shirlei Maria
Abstract: Cytogenetic analysis were done on specimens from two populations of Lysapsus limellus limellus, three of L. l. bolivianus and of one of Lysapsus caraya. All animals showed a diploid chromosomal number of 2n=24. The karyotypes of the two L. limellus subspecies were very similar, differing only by the larger amount of telomeric heterochromatin and a small pericentromeric C-band on the short arms of pair 2 in L. l. limellus specimens. The karyotype of L. caraya differed from those of the two L. limellus subspecies in terms of chromosomal morphology, C-banding pattern and location of the main NOR on chromosomes 7 and 6, respectively. The karyotype of the L. l. bolivianus population from Guajará-Mirim/RO differed from those of the other populations of the same subspecies in morphology and heterochromatin pattern of chromosomes 7 and 8. Additional NORs were detected by silver staining and confirmed by FISH in one of the homologues of pairs 1 and 8 in L. l. bolivianus and in pair 7 in L. caraya. These results suggest that a reassessment of the taxonomic status of L. limellus subspecies, especially of the L. l. bolivianus populations, may be necessary.
Subject: Animals
Anura
Chromosomes
Cytogenetics
Diploidy
Female
Heterochromatin
In Situ Hybridization, Fluorescence
Karyotyping
Male
Nucleolus Organizer Region
Silver
Species Specificity
Staining And Labeling
Rights: fechado
Identifier DOI: 10.1016/j.micron.2005.11.009
Address: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16448818
Date Issue: 2006
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