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Primate Phylogenetics

Primate Phylogenetics

Students use DNA sequences from Human, Neanderthal, Chimpanzee, Gorrilla and Orangutan mitochondrial D-loop to perform a sequence alignment and develop a phylogenetic tree. Links are also available to other taxonomic databases.


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Marty Zahn
Marty Zahn (Retired Faculty)
9 years ago

Have used this as a suuplemental exercise in diversity of life labs, both in class and online

You need to work through it yourself first and give definitive instructions or student will have problems with it.

Time spent reviewing site: 2 1/2 hours