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Phylogenetic relationships among chimpanzee subspecies
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Mark Gallo
Niagara University

Joyce Cadwallader
Saint-Mary-of-the-Woods College

Jameel Ahmed
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology


Brief Overview:

Bioinformatics tools were used to uncover the phylogenetic relationships between chimpanzee (Pan troglodyte) subspecies troglodyte and schweinfurthii.  



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