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José Egozcue:

Chordata 4. Mammalia II.

Placentalia 5, Primates

1975. VI, 74 pages, 14 figures, 13 tables, 13 plates, 16x25cm, 260 g
Language: English

(Animal Cytogenetics, Volume 4)

ISBN 978-3-443-26003-3, paperback, price: 25.00 €

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Introduction V
1 Chromosome morphology 1
1.1 Microchromosomes 1
1.2 secondary constrictions 2
1.3 Acrocentric-non-acrocentric relationships 4
2 Numerical variation and chromosome polymorphism 5
2.1 The Prosimii 6
2.1.1 Le muroidea 6
2.1.2 Lorisoidea 11
2.2 The Platyrrhini 15
2.3 The Catarrhini 22
3 Sex chromosomes and sex determination 33
3.1 Sex heterochromatin 33
3.2 Morphology of the sex chromosomes 36
3.3 Meiotic behaviour of the sex chromosomes 38
3.4 Origin of the sex chromosomes 3S
3.5 Sex chromosome action 39
3.6 Sex chromosomes and chimerism 40
4 Chromosome abnormalities 41
5 Chromosome evolution in Primates 43
Plates 47
References 59
Species index 72