chromosome number

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chromosome number

the number of CHROMOSOMES found in a cell, usually in the diploid state; thus humans have a chromosome number of 46, made up of 23 pairs.
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This race differs from the specimens examined from the same area in the arm number (Gaziantep B, Yuksel & Gulkac 1992) and/or in the diploid number (Gaziantep C, Nevo et al.
paranae, considered as part of the "scabripinnis complex" (Graca and Pavanelli, 2007), highlighted two sympatric karyomorphs in the Andira stream (populations A and B) showing distinct diploid numbers and karyotypic formulas.
The diploid number (2n), fundamental number (NF), and fundamental autosomal number (NFa) along with the shape of autosomes and sex chromosomes were also determined.
The coefficient variability of the diploid number of chromosomes in all cases, even less than 2.
In some localities (Salar de Pipanaco, 30 km S of Mendoza Capital and Finca La Betania), the observed diploid numbers indicated that there are present more than one fusion in heterozygous state; because otherwise it would have been impossible to find more than one odd diploid number together.
Karyological studies suggest that the species has a diploid number of 44, however different populations differ in the types of chromosomes.
The Cichlidae family is considered a group with conserved chromosomal macrostructure, where most of the analyzed species have a diploid number of 48 chromosomes (FELDBERG et al.
The species of the genus Thomasomys are a uniform group characterized by a diploid number of 42 or 44, and a predominantly acrocentric autosomic complement (Gardner and Patton 1976).
In this species, we determined the diploid number of chromosomes in the mitotic metaphase to be 2n = 20.
All studied animals presented a diploid number of 74 chromosomes.
Cytogenetics of three brazilian Goniosoma species: a new record for diploid number in Laniatores (Opiliones, Gonyleptidae, Goniosomatinae).