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Review Article

Chromosome Evolution in Domestic Bovids as Revealed by Chromosome Banding and FISH-Mapping Techniques

Iannuzzi L.a · King W.A.b · Di Berardino D.c

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aNational Research Council (CNR), ISPAAM, Laboratory of Animal Cytogenetics and Gene Mapping, Naples, Italy; bDepartment of Biomedical Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont., Canada; cDepartment of Soil, Plant, Environment and Animal Production Sciences, University of Naples ‘Federico II’, Portici, Italy

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Abstract of Review Article

Accepted: June 22, 2009
Published online: December 09, 2009
Issue release date: December 2009

Number of Print Pages: 14
Number of Figures: 8
Number of Tables: 3

ISSN: 1424-8581 (Print)
eISSN: 1424-859X (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/CGR

Abstract

The present review summarizes the basic cytogenetic information available pertaining to the most important Bovidae species, namely cattle, buffalo, sheep and goat, with the aim of tracing their evolutionary relationships and to provide – for the first time – the hypothetical ancestral karyotype of the Bovinae-Caprinae subfamilies, also in relation to the other nondomestic species which are included in this important taxonomic family. Evolution of the Bovinae-Caprinae autosomes and gonosomes is discussed on the basis of the most recent advances in chromosome banding, linkage studies, FISH-mapping and molecular information.

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Article / Publication Details

First-Page Preview
Abstract of Review Article

Accepted: June 22, 2009
Published online: December 09, 2009
Issue release date: December 2009

Number of Print Pages: 14
Number of Figures: 8
Number of Tables: 3

ISSN: 1424-8581 (Print)
eISSN: 1424-859X (Online)

For additional information: https://www.karger.com/CGR


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