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Comparative and demographic analysis of orang-utan genomes.

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'Orang-utan' is derived from a Malay term meaning 'man of the forest' and aptly describes the southeast Asian great apes native to Sumatra and Borneo. The orang-utan species, Pongo abelii (Sumatran) and Pongo pygmaeus (Bornean), are the most phylogenetically distant great apes from humans, thereby providing an informative perspective on hominid evolution. Here we present a Sumatran orang-utan draft genome assembly and short read sequence data from five Sumatran and five Bornean orang-utan gen...

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10.1038/nature09687

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Hillier, LW More by this author
Warren, WC More by this author
Worley, KC More by this author
Nazareth, LV More by this author
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Journal:
Nature
Volume:
469
Issue:
7331
Pages:
529-533
Publication date:
2011-01-05
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EISSN:
1476-4687
ISSN:
0028-0836
URN:
uuid:e8e9a8b2-4e6e-4599-b09f-1aebf8dec67d
Source identifiers:
115733
Local pid:
pubs:115733

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