Evolutionary Shifts in Three Major Structural Features of the Mitochondrial Genome Among Iguanian Lizards

@article{Macey1997EvolutionarySI,
  title={Evolutionary Shifts in Three Major Structural Features of the Mitochondrial Genome Among Iguanian Lizards
},
  author={Jonathan R. Macey and Allan Larson and Natalia Borisovna Ananjeva and Theodore J. Papenfuss},
  journal={Journal of Molecular Evolution},
  year={1997},
  volume={44
},
  pages={660
-674
}
}
Abstract. A phylogenetic tree for major lineages of iguanian lizards is estimated from 1,488 aligned base positions (858 informative) of newly reported mitochondrial DNA sequences representing coding regions for eight tRNAs, ND2, and portions of ND1 and COI. Two well-supported groups are defined, the Acrodonta and the Iguanidae (sensu lato). This phylogenetic hypothesis is used to investigate evolutionary shifts in mitochondrial gene order, origin for light-strand replication, and secondary… 

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