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Zoological Research
Kunming Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences
ISSN: 2095-8137
Vol. 33, No. 1, 2012, pp. 108-118
Bioline Code: zr12018
Full paper language: English
Document type: Review Article
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Zoological Research, Vol. 33, No. 1, 2012, pp. 108-118

 en Research proceedings on primate comparative genomics
LIAO, Cheng-Hong & SU, Bing


With the accomplishment of genome sequencing of human, chimpanzee and other primates, there has been a great amount of primate genome information accumulated. Primate comparative genomics has become a new research field at current genome era. In this article, we reviewed recent progress in phylogeny, genome structure and gene expression of human and nonhuman primates, and we elaborated the major biological differences among human, chimpanzee and other non-human primate species, which is informative in revealing the mechanism of human evolution.

Primate; Comparative genomics; Evolution

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