Protein Sequence and Immunological Specificity

Their Role in Phylogenetic Studies of Primates
  • Morris Goodman


“In regard to classification and all the endless disputes about the ‘Natural System’, which no two authors define in the same way, I believe it ought, in accordance to my heterodox notions, to be simply genealogical. But as we have no written pedegrees you will, perhaps, say this will not help much; but I think it ultimately will, whenever heterodoxy becomes orthodox, for it will clear away an immense amount of rubbish about the value of characters, and will make the difference between analogy and homology clear. The time will come, I believe, though I shall not live to see it, when we shall have very fairly true genealogical trees of each great kingdom of Nature.” [Charles Darwin, letter* to Thomas H. Huxley.]


Maximum Parsimony World Monkey Spider Monkey Capuchin Monkey Tree Shrew 


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  • Morris Goodman
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  1. 1.Department of Anatomy, School of MedicineWayne State UniversityDetroitUSA

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