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Marsupial genetics and genomics

Graves, Jennifer; Westerman, M


Marsupials, the 'other' mammals, are found only in Australasia and the Americas. They are quite different from eutherian ('placental') mammals, as well they might be after 130 million years of separate evolution. They display a unique pattern of mammalian organization and development that is reflected by differences in their genomes. Here, we introduce marsupials as alternative (but not inferior!) mammals and summarize the state of knowledge of marsupial relationships, marsupial chromosomes,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
Source: Trends in Genetics
DOI: 10.1016/S0168-9525(02)02772-5


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