Evolution: The Island of Misfit Mammoths

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The genomes of two woolly mammoths have been sequenced. One of the last survivors had reduced genetic diversity. Although divergent in their mitochondrial genomes, the mammoths had similar nuclear genomes, a finding germane to elephant conservation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R549-R551
JournalCurrent Biology
Issue number13
StatePublished - Jun 29 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)


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