Chromosomal Evolution in Chiroptera

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Cibele G. Sotero-Caio ; Robert J. Baker ; Marianne Volleth (2017)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Genes, volume 8, issue 10 (issn: 2073-4425, eissn: 2073-4425)
  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC5664122, doi: 10.3390/genes8100272
  • Subject: bats | QH426-470 | karyotype | Genetics | chromosomal rearrangements | Review | phylogeny | cytogenomics

Chiroptera is the second largest order among mammals, with over 1300 species in 21 extant families. The group is extremely diverse in several aspects of its natural history, including dietary strategies, ecology, behavior and morphology. Bat genomes show ample chromosom... View more
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