Resolution of the African hominoid trichotomy by use of a mitochondrial gene sequence.

@article{Ruvolo1991ResolutionOT,
  title={Resolution of the African hominoid trichotomy by use of a mitochondrial gene sequence.},
  author={Maryellen Ruvolo and Todd R. Disotell and Marc Allard and Wesley M. Brown and Rodney L. Honeycutt},
  journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America},
  year={1991},
  volume={88},
  pages={1570 - 1574}
}
Mitochondrial DNA sequences encoding the cytochrome oxidase subunit II gene have been determined for five primate species, siamang (Hylobates syndactylus), lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla), pygmy chimpanzee (Pan paniscus), crab-eating macaque (Macaca fascicularis), and green monkey (Cercopithecus aethiops), and compared with published sequences of other primate and nonprimate species. Comparisons of cytochrome oxidase subunit II gene sequences provide clear-cut evidence from the mitochondrial… 

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