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A Molecular Phylogeny of Living Primates
Comparative genomic analyses of primates offer considerable potential to define and understand the processes that mold, shape, and transform the human genome. However, primate taxonomy is both… Expand
The Late Miocene Radiation of Modern Felidae: A Genetic Assessment
Modern felid species descend from relatively recent (<11 million years ago) divergence and speciation events that produced successful predatory carnivores worldwide but that have confounded taxonomic… Expand
Genomic ancestry of the American puma (Puma concolor).
- M. Culver, W. Johnson, J. Pecon-Slattery, S. O'Brien
- Medicine, Biology
- The Journal of heredity
- 1 May 2000
Puma concolor, a large American cat species, occupies the most extensive range of any New World terrestrial mammal, spanning 110 degrees of latitude from the Canadian Yukon to the Straits of… Expand
Genetic and phylogenetic divergence of feline immunodeficiency virus in the puma (Puma concolor).
- M. A. Carpenter, E. W. Brown, +4 authors S. O'Brien
- Biology, Medicine
- Journal of virology
- 1 October 1996
Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is a lentivirus which causes an AIDS-like disease in domestic cats (Felis catus). A number of other felid species, including the puma (Puma concolor), carry a… Expand
Initial sequence and comparative analysis of the cat genome.
The genome sequence (1.9-fold coverage) of an inbred Abyssinian domestic cat was assembled, mapped, and annotated with a comparative approach that involved cross-reference to annotated genome… Expand
The Evolutionary Dynamics of the Lion Panthera leo Revealed by Host and Viral Population Genomics
The lion Panthera leo is one of the world's most charismatic carnivores and is one of Africa's key predators. Here, we used a large dataset from 357 lions comprehending 1.13 megabases of sequence… Expand
Genetics and Pathogenesis of Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus
- M. Brown, J. Troyer, J. Pecon-Slattery, M. Roelke, S. O'Brien
- Biology, Medicine
- Emerging infectious diseases
- 1 September 2009
Coronavirus sequence analyses demonstrate distinctive circulating strains in natural populations.
Genetic Evidence for Two Species of Elephant in Africa
Elephants from the tropical forests of Africa are morphologically distinct from savannah or bush elephants. Dart-biopsy samples from 195 free-ranging African elephants in 21 populations were examined… Expand
Seroprevalence and Genomic Divergence of Circulating Strains of Feline Immunodeficiency Virus among Felidae and Hyaenidae Species
ABSTRACT Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) infects numerous wild and domestic feline species and is closely related to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and simian immunodeficiency virus (SIV).… Expand
Patterns of molecular genetic variation among African elephant populations
The highly threatened African elephants have recently been subdivided into two species, Loxodonta africana (savannah or bush elephant) and L. cyclotis (forest elephant) based on morphological and… Expand