The genomics of selection in dogs and the parallel evolution between dogs and humans.

@article{Wang2013TheGO,
  title={The genomics of selection in dogs and the parallel evolution between dogs and humans.},
  author={Guo-Dong Wang and Weiwei Zhai and He-Chuan Yang and Ruo-xi Fan and Xue Cao and Li Zhong and Lu Wang and Fei Liu and Hong Wu and Lu-guang Cheng and Andrei D. Poyarkov and Nikolai A. Poyarkov and Shu-sheng Tang and Wen-ming Zhao and Yun Gao and Xue-mei Lv and David M. Irwin and Peter Savolainen and Chung-I Wu and Ya-ping Zhang},
  journal={Nature communications},
  year={2013},
  volume={4},
  pages={
          1860
        }
}
The genetic bases of demographic changes and artificial selection underlying domestication are of great interest in evolutionary biology. Here we perform whole-genome sequencing of multiple grey wolves, Chinese indigenous dogs and dogs of diverse breeds. Demographic analysis show that the split between wolves and Chinese indigenous dogs occurred 32,000 years ago and that the subsequent bottlenecks were mild. Therefore, dogs may have been under human selection over a much longer time than… 
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