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Comparative Aspects of DNA in Higher Primates

  • K. W. Jones
Part of the Advances in Primatology book series (volume 62)

Abstract

The DNA of a species documents its evolutionary history. For this reason, the analysis of DNA is of fundamental interest to the science of anthropology. Moreover, an understanding of how DNA evolves contains valuable clues to its functions, a point which is becoming increasingly apparent to molecular biologists. Thus the two sciences converge to their mutual benefit.

Keywords

Human Chromosome Centromeric Heterochromatin High Primate Comparative Aspect Human Satellite 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. W. Jones
    • 1
  1. 1.Epigenetics Research Group, Department of Animal GeneticsEdinburgh UniversityEdinburghScotland

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