Emergence of a Chimeric Globin Pseudogene and Increased Hemoglobin Oxygen Affinity Underlie the Evolution of Aquatic Specializations in Sirenia

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  • Anthony V. Signore, CEOS, University of Manitoba, Nebraska Wesleyan University, Lincoln, Nebraska
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  • Johanna L.A. Paijmans, Universität Potsdam
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  • Michael Hofreiter, Universität Potsdam
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  • Angela Fago
  • Roy E. Weber
  • Mark S. Springer, University of California, Riverside
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  • Kevin L. Campbell, CEOS, University of Manitoba
Original languageEnglish
JournalMolecular Biology and Evolution
Pages (from-to)1134-1147
Number of pages14
Publication statusPublished - 2019

    Research areas

  • ancient DNA, aquatic adaptation, cytoglobin, gene conversion, hemoglobin, molecular evolution, myoglobin, neuroglobin, oxygen affinity, pseudogene

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