Capromys pilorides (Cuban hutias)

2n = 40
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


Indentification of the X chromosome is relatively easy, but identification of the Y is somewhat subjective. The Y is probably the longest acrocentric of the complement.


Public Health Voucher Specimen Cytological Preparation Mammalian Chromosome Small Acrocentric 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1971

Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Hsu
    • 1
  • Kurt Benirschke
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Cytology, Department of BiologyThe University of Texas M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, School of MedicineUniversity of CaliforniaSan Diego, La JollaUSA

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