Origin, genetic diversity, and genome structure of the domestic dog

@article{Wayne1999OriginGD,
  title={Origin, genetic diversity, and genome structure of the domestic dog},
  author={Robert K. Wayne and Elaine A. Ostrander},
  journal={BioEssays},
  year={1999},
  volume={21}
}
Comparative analysis of mammalian genomes provides important insight into the structure and function of genes. However, the comparative analysis of gene sequences from individuals of the same and different species also provides insight into the evolution of genes, populations, and species. We exemplify these two uses of genomic information. First, we document the evolutionary relationships of the domestic dog to other carnivores by using a variety of DNA‐based information. A phylogenetic… 
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