Table 1

Chromosomal distribution of 18S and 28S rDNA clusters in the genus Mus

Species

N

Locality

2n

Chromosomes a

N° of sites b

Reference


Outgroup


Rattus rattus

38

5, 8, 16

6

[25]

Apodemus sylvaticus

48

7*, 8*, 11*, 12*, 15*, 16*, 21*, 22*

16

[27]


Subgenus Coelomys

M. pahari

1

PAH d

48

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23

42

this study


Subgenus Pyromys

M. plathytrix

1

PTX d

26

5, 8, 12

6

this study, [26]


Subgenus Nannomys

M. matthey

2

laboratory strain

36

1, 4, 8, 11, 13, 14, 17

14

this study

M. musculoides c

1

Cameroun

18

4.13, 8.15

4

this study

M. minutoides c

1

South Africa

18

4.7, 12.17, 13.16, 14.15

8

this study

M. indutus

1

South Africa

36

14, 15, 17

6

this study

M. haussa

1

Mali

36

15

2

this study


Subgenus Mus

M. caroli

2

Thailand

40

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, X

40

this study

M. cervicolor

2

Thailand

40

4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

32

this study

M. cooki

1

COK d

40

7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

26

this study

M. fragilicauda

3

Thailand

40

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

38

this study

M. famulus

2

India

40

2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

36

this study

M. spicilegus

2

XBJ d

40

5, 6, 8, 16, 19

10

this study,[26]

M. spretus

3

Fr, Sp, Morocco

40

4*, 13*, 19*

6

this study, [41]

M. macedonicus

2

Israël

40

3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 16, 19

14

this study, [26]

M. cypriacus

3

Cyprus

40

1, 4, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19

16

this study

M. m. castaneus

1

Thailand

40

4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19

20

this study, [42]

M. m. musculus

1

Poland, Denmark

40

4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19

18

this study, [42]

M. m. domesticus

2

France

40

12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 4*

12

this study,[42]

M. booduga

40

1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18

28

[26]

M. terricolor

40

4, 6, 7, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19

16

[26]


*: rDNA clusters are located at the distal end of chromosomes

a: chromosome numbers refer to the karyotype of the species.

b: number of sites refers to the number of chromosome pairs bearing rDNA clusters

c: chromosomes separated by a period are those involved in a Robertsonian fusion

d: strain of the Conservatoire Génétique de la Souris Sauvage

N: number of specimens studied

Fr: France

Sp: Spain

Cazaux et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:124   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-124

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