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Cephalopod Chromosome Counts and Gene Mapping

Fujisawas Sake

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Has anyone actually counted the chromosomes of cephalopods or worked on their gene maps?
 

monty

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Fujisawas Sake;87421 said:
Has anyone actually counted the chromosomes of cephalopods or worked on their gene maps?
I think Martindale's lab has done some of that:

http://www.kewalo.hawaii.edu/labs/martindale/

for example:

Lee PN, Callaerts P, de Couet HG, Martindale MQ (2003) Cephalopod Hox genes and the origin of morphological novelties. Nature 424:1061-1065.
 

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