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Chromosomes from Testicular Preparations of Lepidoptera

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Science  22 Apr 1966:
Vol. 152, Issue 3721, pp. 529-530
DOI: 10.1126/science.152.3721.529

Abstract

Typical elongate, beaded chromosomes have been observed in squash preparations of testicular tissue of the butterfly Speyeria aphrodite (Fabricius), the first demonstration of relatively uncondensed chromosomes in the Lepidoptera.