Cells from the intramolluscan stage of Schistosoma mansoni were observed to contain 24 chromosomes. Karyotype and C-band analysis of these cells showed that the chromosomes consisted of 3 complete sets of 8 haploid chromosomes. It was concluded that these cells are triploid (3n).
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- Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics