Figure 2.

Loss of SAL1 orthologous gene in human and Neandertal genomes. The underlined A represents the G-to-A substitution in the donor site of the second intron in human and Neandertal genomic sequences, resulting in a shift in the ORF and in the pseudogenization of the gene in the two species.

Meslin et al. BMC Evolutionary Biology 2011 11:148   doi:10.1186/1471-2148-11-148
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