Widespread origins of domestic horse lineages.


Domestication entails control of wild species and is generally regarded as a complex process confined to a restricted area and culture. Previous DNA sequence analyses of several domestic species have suggested only a limited number of origination events. We analyzed mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) control region sequences of 191 domestic horses and found a high… (More)


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@article{Vil2001WidespreadOO, title={Widespread origins of domestic horse lineages.}, author={Carles Vil{\`a} and J. A. Leonard and Anders Gotherstrom and Stefan Lars Marklund and K. Sandberg and Kerstin Lid{\'e}n and R. K. Wayne and Hans Ellegren}, journal={Science}, year={2001}, volume={291 5503}, pages={474-7} }