Pattern and timing of diversification of Cetartiodactyla (Mammalia, Laurasiatheria), as revealed by a comprehensive analysis of mitochondrial genomes.

@article{Hassanin2012PatternAT,
  title={Pattern and timing of diversification of Cetartiodactyla (Mammalia, Laurasiatheria), as revealed by a comprehensive analysis of mitochondrial genomes.},
  author={Alexandre Hassanin and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}ric Delsuc and Anne Ropiquet and Catrin Hammer and Bettine Jansen van Vuuren and Conrad A. Matthee and Manuel Ru{\'i}z-Garc{\'i}a and François Catzeflis and Veronika Areskoug and Trung-Thanh Nguyen and Arnaud Couloux},
  journal={Comptes rendus biologies},
  year={2012},
  volume={335 1},
  pages={
          32-50
        }
}

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