INTRODUCTION

KaryoType 3.0 have been renamed and updated to more powerful tool: MATO (Measurement and Analysis tools)
We are still working on the manuscript of MATO . Please cite our previous work if you think MATO is useful in your work at present time:
Altinordu F, Peruzzi L, Yu Y, He X. 2016. A tool for the analysis of chromosomes: KaryoType. Taxon 65(3):586-592

DOWNLOAD

MATO For Windows
Download the Beta version of MATO from following:
MATO 1.1b for Win (build 20210428)
MATO 1.1 for Mac (build 20210428)

Windows:
Download the archive from following:
KaryoType 2.0 for Win (build 20181206)
Run “KaryoType.exe” to load the program.

System Requirement:
If you are using Windows 2000, 2003 or XP, please make sure that Microsoft® .NET 2 Framework is installed on your computer. This is usually installed through Windows updates, but it may be absent from older systems. The .NET framework 2 packages are available for free here and should be installed prior to using KaryoType.

Mac OS:
Download the archive from following:
KaryoType 2.0 for Mac (build 20181206)

System Requirement:
This version of KaryoType is developed for use on Mac OS X versions 10.6 and above on computers with Intel processors only. KaryoType for Mac uses the Wineskin program in order for KaryoType to run.

DEMO

Download Demo (Play with Flash Player projector)

CITATION

Manuscript:
Altınordu F, Peruzzi L, Yu Y, He X. 2016. A tool for the analysis of chromosomes: KaryoType. Taxon 65(3):586-592

Example of papers

  • Peruzzi, L., Carta, A., & Altinordu, F. (2016). Chromosome diversity and evolution in (allioideae, amaryllidaceae). Plant Biosystems, 151(2): 212-220, DOI: 10.1080/11263504.2016.1149123
  • Xue Heng-Gang, Zhou Song-Dong, He Xing-Jin, Yu Yan. 2007. Karyotype in fifteen populations belonging to thirteen species of Euphorbia (Euphorbiaceae) in China. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 45(5): 619-626
  • Xue Heng-Gang, Zhou Song-Dong, Wang Qiang, He Xing-Jin, Yu Yan. 2007. Chromosome Number of Bischofia (Euphorbiaceae) andIts Evolutionary Implications. Acta Botanica Yunnanica 29(2): 193-197"
  • Zhou Song-Dong, He Xing-Jin, Yu Yan, Xu Jie-Mei. 2007. Karyotype studies on twenty-one populations of eight species in Allium section Rhiziridium. Acta Phytotaxonomica Sinica 45(2): 207-216
  • Qi-Zhi WANG, Xing-Jin HE, Song-Dong ZHOU, Yun-Ke WU, Yan YU, Yun-Li PANG. 2008. Phylogenetic inference of the genus Bupleurum (Apiaceae) in Hengduan Mountains based on chromosome counts and nuclear ribosomal DNA ITS sequences. Journal of Systematics and Evolution 46(2): 142-154
  • Liu Hai-Yan, Yu Yan, Deng Xian-Lan, He Xing-Jin. 2009. Leaf Epidermal Morphology and Systematic Significance of Genus Heracleum in Southwest China. ACTA BOTANICA BOREALI-OCCIDENTALIA SINICA 29(9): 1833-1845