Brief communication: comparative mapping of the human estrogen receptor (ESR) and the Kallmann (KAL) regions to the chromosomes of the great apes.

Human and great ape chromosomes display significant concordance by molecular and cytogenetic techniques, which may reflect their common origin. Nevertheless, chromosomal banding techniques did not reflect the syntenic homology at the DNA level, which created controversy and debate. The recent availability of the unique sequence loci-specific human estrogen… (More)