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Genome of a New Human Species Deciphered
24.12.2010 20:04
Genome of a New Human Species Deciphered

Scientists from Russia, USA, Germany and Canada have finished deciphering nuclear genome of a mysterious hominin, which bone was found in Denisov cave by Russian archeologists.
      The 3-billion-letter genome helped understand that hominins DNA looked more like Neanderthal DNA, than Homo sapiens; however, it had diverged from Neanderthals about 640 thousand years ago.
      Interesting results emerged after comparing a hominins DNA to several modern human populations evidence of interspecies crossing has been detected. Melanesians, inhabiting islands, located north-eastwards from Australia, appeared to have up to 1/20 genetic material from Denisovans.
      Source: Vechnaya Molodost'
Author: Anna Kizilova


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