Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Michael E. Steiper
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This study phylogenetically analyzed 30 AMY-related genes from 11 primates. The results show the gradual expansion of the AMY gene family which could have allowed primates to adapt to various ecological landscapes and maximize energy intake from starch-rich foods in periods of food scarcity.
Gagnon, Christian M., "Phylogenetic History of the AMY Gene Cluster in Catarrhines" (2019). CUNY Academic Works.
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