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Publication type: Article in scientific journal
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Genomes reveal marked differences in the adaptive evolution between orangutan species
Authors: Mattle-Greminger, Maja P.
Bilgin Sonay, Tugce
Nater, Alexander
Pybus, Marc
Desai, Tariq
de Valles, Guillem
Casals, Ferran
Scally, Aylwyn
Bertranpetit, Jaume
Marques-Bonet, Tomas
van Schaik, Carel P.
Anisimova, Maria
Krützen, Michael
DOI: 10.21256/zhaw-4776
Published in: Genome Biology
Volume(Issue): 19
Issue: 193
Issue Date: 2018
Publisher / Ed. Institution: BioMed Central
ISSN: 1465-6906
Language: English
Subjects: Cognitive evolution; Demographic history; Great apes; Local adaptation; Pleistocene glaciations; Pongo
Subject (DDC): 572: Biochemistry
Abstract: Integrating demography and adaptive evolution is pivotal to understanding the evolutionary history and conservation of great apes. However, little is known about the adaptive evolution of our closest relatives, in particular if and to what extent adaptions to environmental differences have occurred. Here, we used whole-genome sequencing data from critically endangered orangutans from North Sumatra (Pongo abelii) and Borneo (P. pygmaeus) to investigate adaptive responses of each species to environmental differences during the Pleistocene.
Fulltext version: Published version
License (according to publishing contract): CC BY 4.0: Attribution 4.0 International
Departement: Life Sciences and Facility Management
Organisational Unit: Institute of Computational Life Sciences (ICLS)
Appears in collections:Publikationen Life Sciences und Facility Management

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