Oryzomys subflavus (Rato-de-cana; Rato vermelho)

  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


Oryzomys subflavus presents a variation of the diploid number (2n=54, 55 and 56) due to a process of centric fusion.


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    Yonenaga, Y., Frota-Pessoa, O., Kasahara, S., and Almeida, E.J.C.: Cytogenetic studies on Brazilian rodents. Ciênc. e Cult. 28: 202, 1976.Google Scholar

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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. C. Hsu
    • 1
  • Kurt Benirschke
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of BiologyUniversity of Texas System Cancer Center, M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor InstituteHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PathologyUniversity of California, San DiegoLa JollaUSA

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