Journal article icon

Journal article

Mitochondrial DNA from prehistoric canids highlights relationships between dogs and South-East European wolves.

Abstract:

The question of the origins of the dog has been much debated. The dog is descended from the wolf that at the end of the last glaciation (the archaeologically hypothesized period of dog domestication) was one of the most widespread among Holarctic mammals. Scenarios provided by genetic studies range from multiple dog-founding events to a single origin in East Asia. The earliest fossil dogs, dated approximately 17-12,000 radiocarbon ((14)C) years ago (YA), were found in Europe and in the Middle...

Expand abstract
Publication status:
Published

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1093/molbev/msi248

Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
Role:
Author
Expand authors...
Journal:
Molecular biology and evolution
Volume:
22
Issue:
12
Pages:
2541-2551
Publication date:
2005-12-05
DOI:
EISSN:
1537-1719
ISSN:
0737-4038
URN:
uuid:4ca0f9e8-323c-47f6-be92-6a7d04b26792
Source identifiers:
209462
Local pid:
pubs:209462

Terms of use


Metrics


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP