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Inferring the evolutionary histories of divergences in Hylobates and Nomascus gibbons through multilocus sequence data

Yi-Chiao Chan1*, Christian Roos2, Miho Inoue-Murayama3, Eiji Inoue4, Chih-Chin Shih5, Kurtis Jai-Chyi Pei6 and Linda Vigilant1

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1 Department of Primatology, Max-Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Deutscher Platz 6, Leipzig, 04103, Germany

2 Gene Bank of Primates and Primate Genetics Laboratory, German Primate Center, Kellnerweg 4, Göttingen, 37077, Germany

3 Wildlife Research Center, Kyoto University, 2-24 Tanaka-Sekiden-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-820, Japan

4 Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Kitashirakawa Oiwake-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto, 606-8502, Japan

5 Animal Division, Taipei Zoo, No.30 Sec.2 Xinguang Rd, Taipei City, 11656, Taiwan

6 Institute of Wildlife Conservation, National Pingtung University of Science and Technology, No.1, Xuefu Rd, Neipu Township, Pingtung County, 91201, Taiwan

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2013, 13:82  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-13-82

Published: 12 April 2013

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Additional file 1:

Reconstruction of the mtgenome phylogeny tree. Bayesian analysis of gibbon phylogenetic relationships based on the mtgenome sequences, excluding the control regions, from 49 individuals.

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Additional file 2: Tables S1 to S2:

This file includes details regarding gibbon samples used in the present study and summary statistics of the reads for each gibbon.

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