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Title: Molecular evidence for deep phylogenetic divergence in Mandrillus sphinx
Authors: Telfer, Paul
Souquiere, Sandrine
Clifford, Stephen L
Abernethy, Katharine
Bruford, Michael W
Disotell, Todd R
Sterner, Kirstin N
Roques, Pierre
Marx, Preston A
Wickings, E Jean
Contact Email: k.a.abernethy@stir.ac.uk
Keywords: biogeography
divergence
forest refuges
haplogroups
mandrill
mtDNA
Issue Date: Jul-2003
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Citation: Telfer P, Souquiere S, Clifford SL, Abernethy K, Bruford MW, Disotell TR, Sterner KN, Roques P, Marx PA & Wickings EJ (2003) Molecular evidence for deep phylogenetic divergence in Mandrillus sphinx, Molecular Ecology, 12 (7), pp. 2019-2024.
Abstract: Mandrills (Mandrillus sphinx) are forest primates indigenous to western central Africa. Phylogenetic analysis of 267 base pairs (bp) of the cytochrome b gene from 53 mandrills of known and 17 of unknown provenance revealed two phylogeographical groups, with haplotypes differentiated by 2.6% comprising seven synonymous transitions. The distribution of the haplotypes suggests that the Ogooué River, Gabon, which bisects their range, separates mandrill populations in Cameroon and northern Gabon from those in southern Gabon. The haplotype distribution is also concordant with that of two known mandrill simian immunodeficiency viruses, suggesting that these two mandrill phylogroups have followed different evolutionary trajectories since separation.
Type: Journal Article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1893/21001
DOI Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1046/j.1365-294X.2003.01877.x
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Affiliation: Wildlife Conservation Society (North America Program)
Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville
Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville
Biological and Environmental Sciences
Cardiff University
New York University
New York University
Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville
Tulane University
Centre International de Recherches Médicales de Franceville

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