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The Year of the Wisent
© Lenstra. 2016
- Published: 18 November 2016
Delving into European prehistory, two recent studies analyze ancient DNA from bison species depicted by our ancestors on the walls of their caves. The DNA tells a story of migrations driven by climate change but leaves some mystery clouding the genetic descent and climate preference of the still-extant wisent, otherwise known as the European bison.
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- Hybrid Origin
- Control Region Sequence
- European Bison
- Zebu Cattle
This work was supported by the Youth Science and Technology Innovation Team of Province (2014TD003), National Natural Science Foundation of China (91331102), Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (2010DFA34610), International Collaboration 111 Projects of China, Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities, 985 and 211 Projects of Sichuan University.
JAL and JL wrote this article. Both authors read and approved the final manuscript.
The authors are active in the same research field.
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