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Table 1 Chromosomal distribution of 18S and 28S rDNA clusters in the genus Mus

From: Are ribosomal DNA clusters rearrangement hotspots? A case study in the genus Mus (Rodentia, Muridae)

Species N Locality 2n Chromosomes a N° of sites b Reference
Outgroup       
Rattus rattus    38 5, 8, 16 6 [25]
Apodemus sylvaticus    48 7*, 8*, 11*, 12*, 15*, 16*, 21*, 22* 16 [27]
Subgenus Coelomys       
M. pahari 1 PAH d 48 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23 42 this study
Subgenus Pyromys       
M. plathytrix 1 PTX d 26 5, 8, 12 6 this study, [26]
Subgenus Nannomys       
M. matthey 2 laboratory strain 36 1, 4, 8, 11, 13, 14, 17 14 this study
M. musculoides c 1 Cameroun 18 4.13, 8.15 4 this study
M. minutoides c 1 South Africa 18 4.7, 12.17, 13.16, 14.15 8 this study
M. indutus 1 South Africa 36 14, 15, 17 6 this study
M. haussa 1 Mali 36 15 2 this study
Subgenus Mus       
M. caroli 2 Thailand 40 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, X 40 this study
M. cervicolor 2 Thailand 40 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 32 this study
M. cooki 1 COK d 40 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 26 this study
M. fragilicauda 3 Thailand 40 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 38 this study
M. famulus 2 India 40 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 36 this study
M. spicilegus 2 XBJ d 40 5, 6, 8, 16, 19 10 this study,[26]
M. spretus 3 Fr, Sp, Morocco 40 4*, 13*, 19* 6 this study, [41]
M. macedonicus 2 Israël 40 3, 4, 5, 8, 12, 16, 19 14 this study, [26]
M. cypriacus 3 Cyprus 40 1, 4, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19 16 this study
M. m. castaneus 1 Thailand 40 4, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 18, 19 20 this study, [42]
M. m. musculus 1 Poland, Denmark 40 4, 8, 10, 11, 12, 15, 16, 17, 19 18 this study, [42]
M. m. domesticus 2 France 40 12, 15, 16, 18, 19, 4* 12 this study,[42]
M. booduga    40 1, 3, 4, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18 28 [26]
M. terricolor    40 4, 6, 7, 12, 15, 17, 18, 19 16 [26]
  1. *: rDNA clusters are located at the distal end of chromosomes
  2. a: chromosome numbers refer to the karyotype of the species.
  3. b: number of sites refers to the number of chromosome pairs bearing rDNA clusters
  4. c: chromosomes separated by a period are those involved in a Robertsonian fusion
  5. d: strain of the Conservatoire Génétique de la Souris Sauvage
  6. N: number of specimens studied
  7. Fr: France
  8. Sp: Spain