Skip to comments.Loss of Musk Ox Genetic Diversity at the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition
Posted on 10/10/2005 5:13:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
The authors identified two groups of haplotypes (haploid genotypes, or gene sets associated on single chromosomes) within the analysed sequences. 'Extinct haplotypes' (EHs), or haplotypes which no longer occur in modern muskoxen, were recovered only in northern Asia where the muskox is now extinct. Such haplotypes were found in a number of specimens dated from ~44,000 to ~18,000 years ago.
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