Whole-genome sequencing of giant pandas provides insights into demographic history and local adaptation

@article{Zhao2013WholegenomeSO,
  title={Whole-genome sequencing of giant pandas provides insights into demographic history and local adaptation},
  author={Shancen Zhao and Pingping Zheng and Shanshan Dong and Xiangjiang Zhan and Qi Wu and Xiaosen Guo and Yibo Hu and Weiming He and Shanning Zhang and Wei Fan and Lifeng Zhu and Dong Li and Xuemei Zhang and Quan Chen and Hemin Zhang and Zhihe Zhang and Xuelin Jin and Jinguo Zhang and Huanming Yang and Jian Wang and Jun Wang and Fuwen Wei},
  journal={Nature Genetics},
  year={2013},
  volume={45},
  pages={67-71}
}
The panda lineage dates back to the late Miocene and ultimately leads to only one extant species, the giant panda (Ailuropoda melanoleuca). Although global climate change and anthropogenic disturbances are recognized to shape animal population demography their contribution to panda population dynamics remains largely unknown. We sequenced the whole genomes of 34 pandas at an average 4.7-fold coverage and used this data set together with the previously deep-sequenced panda genome to reconstruct… Expand

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