Funding for this research was provided by:
Ministero dell’Istruzione, dell’Università e della Ricerca (PRIN2009/20093HYH97)
Budget Project (0310-2014-0003, 0310-2014-0009, 0310-2014-0008)
Text and Data Mining valid from 2016-07-18
Received: 21 April 2016
Accepted: 9 July 2016
First Online: 18 July 2016
Compliance with ethical standards
: The work was supported by the Budget Projects 0310-2014-0003, 0310-2014-0008, 0310-2014-0009 provided to Vladimir A. Trifonov, partly by RSF Grant No. 16-14-10009 provided to A. Graphodatsky, and by the funds provided by Ministry of Education, University and Research (Italy) (“Ricerche di citogenetica molecolare sui sistemi di determinazione del sesso nei rettili squamati, sottordine Sauria”; Grant number: PRIN2009/20093HYH97) to Vincenzo Caputo Barucchi.
: The authors declare they have no competing interests.
: This article does not contain any studies with human participants or animals performed by any of the authors.