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Comparative study of sperm ultrastructure of frog species of the subfamily Leiuperinae (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae)

Grant number: 13/04076-1
Support Opportunities:Regular Research Grants
Duration: October 01, 2013 - December 31, 2015
Field of knowledge:Biological Sciences - Morphology - Cytology and Cell Biology
Principal Investigator:Shirlei Maria Recco-Pimentel
Grantee:Shirlei Maria Recco-Pimentel
Host Institution: Instituto de Biologia (IB). Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP). Campinas , SP, Brazil


Recently, the systematics of anurans has been modified based on DNA sequencing, external morphology and karyotype studies. In some anurans groups, intra- and intergeneric relationships remain uncertain. The goal of this project is provide new characters that can, in association with molecular and cytogenetic data, help to understand the intra- and intergeneric relationships of Pseudopaludicola in the subfamily Leiuperinae and with other Leptodactylidae genera. (AU)

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Scientific publications (4)
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DOS SANTOS, JULIO SERGIO; INTROINI, GISELE ORLANDI; PRADO VEIGA-MENONCELLO, ANA CRISTINA; RECCO-PIMENTEL, SHIRLEI MARIA. Ultrastructure Variation in the Spermatozoa of Pseudopaludicola Frogs (Amphibia, Anura, Leptodactylidae), With Brief Comments on its Phylogenetic Relevance. Journal of Morphology, v. 276, n. 12, p. 1495-1504, . (13/04076-1)
CRUZ, JULIO C.; FERRARO, DAIANA P.; FARIAS, ALEJANDRO; SANTOS, JULIO S.; RECCO-PIMENTEL, SHIRLEI M.; FAIVOVICH, JULIAN; HERMIDA, GLADYS N.. A comparative ultrastructural analysis of spermatozoa in Pleurodema (Anura, Leptodactylidae, Leiuperinae). Journal of Morphology, v. 277, n. 7, p. 957-977, . (13/04076-1, 12/10000-5, 13/50741-7)
SANTOS, JULIO SERGIO; COSTA, WILLIAM PINHEIRO; SEGER, KARIN REGINA; RECCO-PIMENTEL, SHIRLEI MARIA. Comparative sperm morphology of Proceratophrys and Odontophrynus (Anura, Odontophrynidae). Micron, v. 125, . (13/04076-1)
SANTOS, JULIO SERGIO; INTROINI, GISELE ORLANDI; PRADO VEIGA-MENONCELLO, ANA CRISTINA; BLASC, AILIN; RIVERA, MIRYAN; RECCO-PIMENTEL, SHIRLEI MARIA. Comparative sperm ultrastructure of twelve leptodactylid frog species with insights into their phylogenetic relationships. Micron, v. 91, p. 1-10, . (13/04076-1)

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