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Genetics and Molecular Biology

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GOLDSCHMIDT, Beatriz; NOGUEIRA, Denise Monnerat; SILVA, Katia Pacheco Araujo  and  SOUZA, Lucia Moreno de. Study of the karyotype of Oryzoborus maximiliani (Passeriformes - Aves) using young feather pulp cultures. Genet. Mol. Biol. [online]. 2000, vol.23, n.2, pp. 271-273. ISSN 1415-4757.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S1415-47572000000200022.

The investigation of the karyotype of Oryzoborus maximiliani in living birds utilizing young feather pulp culture is described. The species karyotype was established as 2n = 72 with unequivocal identification of the sexual chromosome pair. Evolutionary considerations are raised.

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