New polymorphisms in a Cebus (Platyrrhini, Primates) species. The case of Cebus nigrivittatus

A. Ruiz-Herrera, M. Garcia, M. Ponsà, F. García, M. Garcia, M. Aguilera

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Abstract

Cytogenetic studies have been performed in six specimens of Cebus nigrivittatus with G-, and C-banding methods. Centromeric C+ bands have been detected in each chromosome pair, terminal C+ bands in chromosome pairs 1,2,3,12/24 and 11, whereas interstitial C+bands have been observed in chromosome pairs 4,12/24,8,13, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 and 21. The C-banding patterns show a degree of polymorphism as well as the presence of interstitial and terminal C-bands. A different morphology affecting the long arm of chromosome 4 due to a paracentric inversion is also reported. © 2004 Taylor & Francis Group, LLC.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)206-209
JournalCaryologia
Volume57
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2004

Keywords

  • Cebus
  • Cytogenetics
  • Heterochromatin
  • Polymorphisms
  • Primates

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