C-mos, a nuclear marker useful for squamate phylogenetic analysis.

  title={C-mos, a nuclear marker useful for squamate phylogenetic analysis.},
  author={Kathleen M. Saint and Christopher C. Austin and Stephen C. Donnellan and Mark N. Hutchinson},
  journal={Molecular phylogenetics and evolution},
  volume={10 2},
Phylogenetic reconstruction in molecular systematics has largely been achieved using mitochondrial gene sequences and less frequently sequences of nuclear ribosomal RNA genes. At present few other nuclear genes have been identified that could be used to test these phylogenies. C-mos, a single-copy nuclear oncogene, has been identified as a candidate nuclear marker. Data are presented on the usefulness of c-mos sequences in the phylogenetic analysis of squamate reptile families. We obtained… 

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