Characterizing a proopiomelanocortin cDNA cloned from the brain of the Bichir, Polypterus senegalus: evaluating phylogenetic relationships among ray-finned fish.

Abstract

There is general agreement that the polypteriform fishes, like Polypterus senegalus, constitute a unique lineage in the evolution of the vertebrates. However, the precise position of these fishes had been a point of controversy since the time of Darwin and Huxley. There is now consensus that the polypteriform fishes are members of superorder Actinopterygii… (More)

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