somatic chromosome


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any chromosome that is not a sex chromosome

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sativa (2n=10 and 2n= 12): The somatic chromosome number was 2n=2x=10 for acc.
The most common somatic chromosome counts for the Juncaceae are 2n=12 and 2n=40.
Somatic chromosome counts determined for these 11 accessions indicated two triploid (A12256 and A12260), three pentaploids (A12348, A12352, and A12365), and six hexaploids (A12317, A12318, A12319, A12320, A12356, and A12358) (Table 1 and Fig.
In this case the somatic chromosome number may be restored to the eggs by premeiotic endomitosis or abortive meiosis (Cuellar, 1987).
In the species studied to date, a somatic chromosome number of 28 was found in corals belonging to four families placed in three suborders according to traditional morphological criteria (Wells 1956), or in two clades that diverged more than 240 M.
Interspecific crosses between perennial teosinte and maize resulted in hybrids with a somatic chromosome number of 2n = 30 (Molina and Naranjo, 1987; Poggio and Naranjo, 1990; Poggio et al.
Further observations on the somatic chromosome cytology of some mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae).
While there is never much doubt that haploids from anther culture must originate from some products of meiosis, the origin of diploids (that is, plants with the same chromosome numbers as the somatic chromosome number of the donor) is never certain without additional tests.
Somatic chromosome spreads of durum regenerants were hybridized with Triticum urartu Tumanian ex Gandilyan genomic DNA [labeled with biotin-14-dATP (Gibco BRL, Gaithersburg, MD) 100 ng per slide], blocking the B genome with Aegilops speltoides Tausch genomic DNA (500 ng per slide).
Characterization of somatic chromosome morphology in alfalfa, Medicago sativa L.
Six clones from 2x 204882-1 vegetative stem cuttings exhibited a somatic chromosome number of 2n = 24 as a result of the colchicine treatments.
HAPLOID PLANTS have half the somatic chromosome number and are powerful cytogenetic and breeding tools.
For somatic chromosome counts, one cm long, fresh, plump root tips of haploid seedlings were pretreated with ice water for 24 h, fixed in a mixture of 95% (v/v) ethanol and glacial acetic acid (3:1 by volume) and stained with Feulgen (Jauhar, 1993).