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Molecular evolution of the cytochrome c oxidase subunit 5A gene in primates

Monica Uddin1, Juan C Opazo12, Derek E Wildman134, Chet C Sherwood5, Patrick R Hof6, Morris Goodman17 and Lawrence I Grossman1*

Author Affiliations

1 Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit MI 48201, USA

2 Instituto de Ecología y Evolución, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Casilla 567, Valdivia, Chile

3 Perinatology Research Branch, National Institute of Child Health and Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA

4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University School of Medicine and Hutzel Women's Hospital, Detroit, MI 48201, USA

5 Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University, Washington DC 20052, USA

6 Department of Neuroscience, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10029, USA

7 Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Wayne State University School of Medicine, Detroit MI 48201, USA

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BMC Evolutionary Biology 2008, 8:8  doi:10.1186/1471-2148-8-8

Published: 15 January 2008

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Species name and Accession number of COII sequences used in this study. The listed taxa and associated COII sequences are the data used to determine the ancestral reconstructions of COX2p sequences reported in the text and in Table 2.

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