C bands and Nucleolar Organizer Regions (NORs) of Microtus dogramacii Kefelioğlu & Kryštufek, 1999 (Rodentia: Cricetidae) from Black Sea Region

Abstract :

This study is based on the C and Ag-NOR banded chromosomes of Microtus dogramacii from the type locality. The species possesses a karyotype of 2n=48, NFa= 48 and NF=52. The X chromosome was medium-sized metacentric while the Y chromosome was acrocentric. NORs were located in the centromeric regions of four pairs of acrocentric chromosomes


Keyword :

C bands, Nucleolar Organizer Regions, Microtus dogramacii, Rodentia, Black Sea Region, Turkey


Author(s) : Albayrak, İ., Baydemir, N. A., Gözütok, S.
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2012 Vol. 7 Number 2