SEARCH FOR DNA CONTENTS !

Laurent Duret duret at evoserv.univ-lyon1.fr
Fri Jun 2 00:47:47 EST 1995


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
> 
> for a list of individual species belonging to 
> 
> ...
> - BIRDS: >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> this information is especially lacking !


Look at this ref: 

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

They give the DNA content of 135 bird species, representing 17 orders.

Hope this helps.

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PS: I would be very interested in reading the result of your survey. 




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