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Integrating cytogenetics and genomics in comparative evolutionary studies of cichlid fish

Juliana Mazzuchelli1, Thomas David Kocher2, Fengtang Yang3 and Cesar Martins1*

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1 Department of Morphology, Bioscience Institute, UNESP - São Paulo State University, 18618-970, Botucatu, SP, Brazil

2 Department of Biology, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 20742, USA

3 Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, CB10 1SA, UK

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BMC Genomics 2012, 13:463  doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-463

Published: 9 September 2012

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Additional file 1:

Metaphase spreads of cichlid species probed with BAC clones fromOreochromis niloticus. BACs containing markers of LG1, 3, 5, and 7 were hybridized through FISH procedure and are indicated in different colors in each metaphase. The arrows indicate the chromosome position of probes.

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Genomicus/Ensembl accession numbers. Datasheet with accession numbers and markers of all analyzed sequences in Genomicus/Ensembl database for the LG1, 3, 5, and 7. Analyzes were conducted in July 2011.

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