Alopex lagopus (Arctic fox)

2n = 49, 50
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


Skin biopsies from one male and two female foxes from Greenland were used. The male had an apparent centric fusion of two acrocentric elements displayed as the last pair of autosomes.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1973

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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