Evolution: Untangling the woolly mammoth

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Abstract

Twenty-two woolly mammoth genomes have been compared to those of living elephants, identifying genes under strong evolutionary pressure in mammoths, including genes associated with curly, wiry, thick, bushy, coarse, uncombable and (of course) woolly hair.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R870-R872
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume33
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 21 2023

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences

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