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Loss of Musk Ox Genetic Diversity at the Pleistocene-Holocene Transition
BioMed Central via Eureka Alert ^ | 5-Oct-2005 | Juliette Savin

Posted on 10/10/2005 5:13:17 PM PDT by SunkenCiv

The authors identified two groups of haplotypes (haploid genotypes, or gene sets associated on single chromosomes) within the analysed sequences. 'Extinct haplotypes' (EHs), or haplotypes which no longer occur in modern muskoxen, were recovered only in northern Asia where the muskox is now extinct. Such haplotypes were found in a number of specimens dated from ~44,000 to ~18,000 years ago.

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1 posted on 10/10/2005 5:13:19 PM PDT by SunkenCiv
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2 posted on 10/10/2005 5:13:38 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Down with Dhimmicrats! I last updated by FR profile on Sunday, August 14, 2005.)
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I still can't figure out how they got that scent, after all these years, in my underarm deoderant. This might explain everything.

3 posted on 10/10/2005 5:19:28 PM PDT by Lacroix
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Oh, man.

Having wretched 70s flashbacks here.

4 posted on 10/10/2005 5:55:56 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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''Why does da muskrat guard his musk?''

From, of course, the screenplay to ''The Wizard of Oz'', thus anticipating Danny Blather by close on to 30 years.

5 posted on 10/10/2005 11:34:06 PM PDT by SAJ
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