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2013.07.17 | Research news

Deep survey of ape genetic diversity provides new insights into human-ape evolution

A large international research collaboration including researchers from the Bioinformatics Centre has created a database of great ape genetic diversity, the most comprehensive yet. In the study, researchers sequenced a total of 79 great apes, including chimpanzees, bonobos,  gorillas, orangutans and humans, and the research behind the database has…

2013.07.17 | Research news

Great ape genetic diversity mapped

Deep survey of the genetic diversity of the great apes provides new insights into human-ape evolution millions of years ago – and can be an important tool in the effort to preserve the endangered species. The study was conducted by an international research team including researchers from the Bioinformatics Research Centre, and the results have…

The gorilla Kamilah

2013.02.12 | Research news

The gorilla genome reveals that our origin is a genetic patchwork

An international team of researchers with the participation of researchers from Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University, has carried out the first complete sequencing of the gorilla’s genome. The gorilla is the last of four existing species of anthropoid apes to have its genome mapped. The result has just been published in the journal…

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