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Main Title Chromosome Complement of the Marine Worm 'Neanthes arenaceodentata' (Polychaeta: Annelida).
Author Pesch, Gerald G. ; Pesch, Carol E. ;
CORP Author Environmental Research Lab., Narragansett, RI.
Year Published 1979
Report Number EPA-600/J-80-321 ;ERLN-J128;
Stock Number PB81-233405
Additional Subjects Worms ; Chromosomes ; Marine biology ; Genetics ; Reprints ; Neanthes arenaceodentata
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB81-233405 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 06/23/1988
Collation 6p
Abstract The chromosome complement for the marine worm, Neanthes arenaceodentata, consists of nine pairs; one pair has a median centromere, seven pairs have submedian centromeres, and one pair is polymorphic with either a subterminal or terminal centromere. A technique for studying polychaete chromosomes is described. This species was selected as a model for studying cytogenetic effects of toxicants in marine environments because it has a suitable karyotype, is easily cultured, and as a benthic organism it is representative of an ecologically important group of organisms.
Supplementary Notes Pub. in Canadian Jnl. of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, v37 n2 p286-288 1980.
NTIS Title Notes Journal article.
Title Annotations Reprint: Chromosome Complement of the Marine Worm 'Neanthes arenaceodentata' (Polychaeta: Annelida).
PUB Date Free Form 31 Oct 79
Category Codes 6C; 57F
NTIS Prices PC A02/MF A01
Primary Description 600/05
Document Type NT
Cataloging Source NTIS/MT
Control Number 323802248
Origin NTIS
Type CAT