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Pan paniscus (Pigmy chimpanzee)

2n = 48
  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke

Abstract

Skin and leucocyte cultures from two animals at San Diego Zoo were used, the karyotypes came from lymphocytes. The Y is not fluorescent with the quinacrine technique. The satellites of elements 13, 14, 15, 22, 23 exhibit strong fluorescence. In the female one of the #23 chromosomes consistently lacked satellites. The animal is normal.

Keywords

Public Health Morphometric Analysis Strong Fluorescence Somatic Chromosome Mammalian Chromosome 
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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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