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MACSE: Multiple Alignment of Coding SEquences Accounting for Frameshifts and Stop Codons
Until now the most efficient solution to align nucleotide sequences containing open reading frames was to use indirect procedures that align amino acid translation before reporting the inferred gapExpand
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Molecular and morphological phylogenies of ruminantia and the alternative position of the moschidae.
The ruminants constitute the largest group of ungulates, with >190 species, and its distribution is widespread throughout all continents except Australia and Antarctica. Six families areExpand
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Comparison of Bayesian and maximum likelihood bootstrap measures of phylogenetic reliability.
Owing to the exponential growth of genome databases, phylogenetic trees are now widely used to test a variety of evolutionary hypotheses. Nevertheless, computation time burden limits the applicationExpand
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Patterns of macroevolution among Primates inferred from a supermatrix of mitochondrial and nuclear DNA.
Here, we present a new primate phylogeny inferred from molecular supermatrix analyses of size 42 kb containing 70% of missing data, and representing 75% of primate species diversity. The supermatrixExpand
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Rodent phylogeny and a timescale for the evolution of Glires: evidence from an extensive taxon sampling using three nuclear genes.
Rodentia is the largest order of placental mammals, with approximately 2,050 species divided into 28 families. It is also one of the most controversial with respect to its monophyly, relationshipsExpand
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A mitochondrial DNA control region phylogeny of the Cervinae: speciation in Cervus and implications for conservation
Sequences from complete mitochondrial control regions (mtDNA CR) were used to infer phylogenetic relationships in 25 Cervinae taxa. Cervus splits into clades that are partially discordant withExpand
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Arrival and diversification of caviomorph rodents and platyrrhine primates in South America.
Platyrrhine primates and caviomorph rodents are clades of mammals that colonized South America during its period of isolation from the other continents, between 100 and 3 million years ago (Mya).Expand
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Contrasting GC-content dynamics across 33 mammalian genomes: relationship with life-history traits and chromosome sizes.
The origin, evolution, and functional relevance of genomic variations in GC content are a long-debated topic, especially in mammals. Most of the existing literature, however, has focused on a smallExpand
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Phylogenetic relationships of artiodactyls and cetaceans as deduced from the comparison of cytochrome b and 12S rRNA mitochondrial sequences.
A data set of complete mitochondrial cytochrome b and 12S rDNA sequences is presented here for 17 representatives of Artiodactyla and Cetacea, together with potential outgroups (two Perissodactyla,Expand
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Molecular phylogeny of living xenarthrans and the impact of character and taxon sampling on the placental tree rooting.
Extant xenarthrans (armadillos, anteaters and sloths) are among the most derived placental mammals ever evolved. South America was the cradle of their evolutionary history. During the Tertiary,Expand
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