Towards the Delineation of the Ancestral Eutherian Genome Organization: Comparative Genome Maps of Human and the African Elephant (Loxodonta africana) Generated by Chromosome Painting

This study presents a whole-genome comparison of human and a representative of the Afrotherian clade, the African elephant, generated by reciprocal Zoo-FISH. An analysis of Afrotheria genomes is of special interest, because recent DNA sequence comparisons identify them as the oldest placental mammal...

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Published in:Proceedings: Biological Sciences, Vol. 270, No. 1522 (2003), p. 1331-1340
Main Author: Frönicke, Lutz
Other Involved Persons: Wienberg, Johannes ; Stone, Gary ; Adams, Lisa ; Stanyon, Roscoe
Format: electronic Article
Language:English
ISSN:0962-8452
Item Description:Copyright: Copyright 2003 The Royal Society
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