SEARCH FOR DNA CONTENTS !

Xuhua Xia xxia1 at unix1.sncc.lsu.edu
Fri Jun 2 10:50:11 EST 1995


Laurent Duret (duret at evoserv.univ-lyon1.fr) wrote:

: In article 16556 at news.unige.ch, sanchez at sc2a.unige.ch (Alicia Sanchez-Mazas) writes:

: > 
: > Who can tell me
: > - the DNA content (either pg or kb)
: > - the 2N number

: Tiersch & Wachtel (1991) On the evolution of genome size of birds. 
: J. Heredity 82:363-367

The following publications also contain info on genome size of a variety
of organisms:

1. Hinegardner, R. 1976. Evolution of genome size. Pp 179-199 in F. J.   
Ayala, ed. Molecular evolution. Sinauer, Sunderland, Mass.               
                                                                         
2. Sessions, S. K. and A. Larson 1987. Evolution 41:1239-1251 (containing
genome size of many salamander species.                                  
                                                                         
3. Pagel, M and RA Johnson. 1992. Proc. R. Soc. Lond. B 249:119-124 (more
salamander genome sizes).
                                                                         
4. Cavalier-Smith, T. ed. 1985. The evolution of genome size. Wiley.     
(Extensive compilation of genome size from diverse organisms)            
                                                                         
5. Li, W-H and D. Graur 1991 Fundamentals of molecular evolution.        
Sinauer. (Extensive compilation of genome size from diverse organisms)   
                                                                         
6. Bennett, M. D. 1976. DNA amount, latitude, and crop plant distribution.
Environ. Exp. Bot. 16:93-108.

7. Bennett, M. D. and JB Smith. 1976. Nuclear DNA amounts in Angiosperm
Philos. Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B.274:227-274.

8. Levin, D.A. and Funderburg, 1979. Genome size in angiosperms: temperate
versus tropical species. Am. Nat. 114:784-795.

Xuhua
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