Rodent evolution: back to the root.

Abstract

Some 70 Ma, rodents arose along a branch of our own mammalian lineage. Today, about 40% of all mammalian species are rodents and are found in vast numbers on almost every continent. Not only is their proliferation extensive but also the rates of DNA evolution vary significantly among lineages, which has hindered attempts to reconstruct, especially the root… (More)
DOI: 10.1093/molbev/msq019

Topics

2 Figures and Tables

Statistics

0102030201020112012201320142015201620172018
Citations per Year

138 Citations

Semantic Scholar estimates that this publication has 138 citations based on the available data.

See our FAQ for additional information.

Blog articles referencing this paper

Slides referencing similar topics