Natural and human-driven selection of a single non-coding body size variant in ancient and modern canids

  title={Natural and human-driven selection of a single non-coding body size variant in ancient and modern canids},
  author={Jocelyn Plassais and Bridgett M. vonHoldt and Heidi G. Parker and Alberto Carmagnini and Nicolas Dubos and Ilenia Papa and Kevin B{\'e}vant and Thomas L. Derrien and Lauren M Hennelly and D. Thad Whitaker and Alex C Harris and Andrew N Hogan and Heather Jay Huson and Victor F Zaibert and Anna Linderholm and James Haile and Thierry Fest and Bilal Habib and Benjamin N. Sacks and Norbert Benecke and Alan K Outram and Mikhail V. Sablin and Mietje Germonpr{\'e} and Greger Larson and Laurent Alain François Frantz and Elaine A. Ostrander},
  journal={Current Biology},
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