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Z and W sex chromosomes in the cane toad (Bufo marinus)

Abramyan, John; Ezaz, Tariq; Graves, Jennifer; Koopman, Peter


The cane toad (Bufo marinus) is one of the most notorious animal pests encountered in Australia. Members of the genus Bufo historically have been regarded as having genotypic sex determination with male homogamety/female heterogamety. Nevertheless, as with many toads, karyotypic analyses of the cane toad have so far failed to identify heteromorphics sex chromosomes. In this study, we used comparative genomic hybridization, reverse fluorescence staining, C-banding, and morphometric analyses of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Chromosome Research
DOI: 10.1007/s10577-009-9095-1


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