Apes

Van Ranst Marc vanranst at aecom.yu.edu
Thu Sep 17 17:23:52 EST 1992


Dear friends,

Does anybody know if homologous coding sequences (any gene) are known
for the pygmy chimpanzee (Pan paniscus, bonobo), common chimpanzee (pan
troglodytes) and homo sapiens ?

I sequenced three homologous viral sequences from these three species, and
would like to compare the divergence between the viral genes and the
divergence between somatic genes.

There is a recent paper by Horai et al. (J Mol Evol, 1992 35:32-43) that
compares mitochondrial DNA, but I would like to concentrate at coding
sequences.

Thank you for your help !

Marc Van Ranst
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Ullmann Building, Room 515
Bronx, New York 10461
Tel 212-430-3744
Fax 212-918-0857
E-mail : vanranst at aecom.yu.edu



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