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The bonobo genome compared with the chimpanzee and human genomes.

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Two African apes are the closest living relatives of humans: the chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes) and the bonobo (Pan paniscus). Although they are similar in many respects, bonobos and chimpanzees differ strikingly in key social and sexual behaviours, and for some of these traits they show more similarity with humans than with each other. Here we report the sequencing and assembly of the bonobo genome to study its evolutionary relationship with the chimpanzee and human genomes. We find that more ...

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Published
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10.1038/nature11128

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Publisher:
Nature Publishing Group
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Nature More from this journal
Volume:
486
Issue:
7404
Pages:
527-531
Publication date:
2012-06-01
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
Language:
English
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pubs:340079
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uuid:22379dc1-f2ad-4083-8c62-f0fba030f723
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340079
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2012-12-19

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