Lagenorhynchus obliquidens (Pacific white-striped porpoise)

  • T. C. Hsu
  • Kurt Benirschke


The karyotypes were donated by Dr. Deborah A. Duffield, Riverside, California. They were prepared from lymphocyte cultures. Pairing is arbitrary and the X chromosome is only visually identified.


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    Duffield, D.A., Ridgway, S.H. and Sparkes, R.S.: Cytogenetic studies of two species of porpoise. Nature 213: 189, 1967.PubMedCrossRefGoogle 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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