Molecular Phylogenetics and the Origins of Placental MammalsWJ Murphy et al. Nature 409 (6820), 614-8. PMID 11214319.The precise hierarchy of ancient divergence events that led to the present assemblage of modern placental mammals has been an area of controversy among morphologists, pal …
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Mammalian Evolution and Biomedicine: New Views From PhylogenyMS Springer et al. Biol Rev Camb Philos Soc 82 (3), 375-92. PMID 17624960. - ReviewRecent progress resolving the phylogenetic relationships of the major lineages of mammals has had a broad impact in evolutionary biology, comparative genomics and the bio …
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