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Bird’s-eye view of chromosomic evolution in Class Aves

O’Connor, Rebecca E., Kretschmer, Rafael, Romanov, Michael N., Griffin, Darren K. (2024) Bird’s-eye view of chromosomic evolution in Class Aves. . MDPI Encyclopedia. (KAR id:105136)

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Birds (Aves) are the most speciose of terrestrial vertebrates, displaying Class-specific characteristics yet incredible external phenotypic diversity. Critical to agriculture and as model organisms, birds have adapted to many habitats. The only extant examples of dinosaurs, birds emerged ~150 mya and >10% are currently threatened with extinction.

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Additional information: Encyclopedia Entry 55500. This entry is adapted from the peer-reviewed paper 10.3390/cells13040310
Uncontrolled keywords: avian genome; avian karyotype; interchromosomal rearrangements; intrachromosomal rearrangements
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Q Science > QL Zoology
Q Science > QP Physiology (Living systems) > QP506 Molecular biology
Divisions: Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Centre for Interdisciplinary Studies of Reproduction
Divisions > Division of Natural Sciences > Biosciences
Signature Themes: Food Systems, Natural Resources and Environment
Depositing User: Mike Romanov
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2024 13:28 UTC
Last Modified: 28 Feb 2024 10:59 UTC
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