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  • The genome sequence of the wisent (Bison bonasus) 

    Wang, Kun; Wang, Lizhong; Lenstra, Johannes A.; Jian, Jianbo; Yang, Yongzhi; Hu, Quanjun; Lai, Deyong; Qiu, Qiang; Ma, Tao; Du, Zheng; Abbott, Richard; Liu, Jianquan (2017-04) - Journal article
    The wisent, also known as the European bison, was rescued from extinction approximately 80 years ago through the conservation of 12 individuals. Here, we present the draft genome sequence of a male wisent individual descended ...
  • Yak whole-genome resequencing reveals domestication signatures and prehistoric population expansions 

    Qiu, Qiang; Wang, Lizhong; Wang, Kun; Yang, Yongzhi; Ma, Tao; Wang, Zefu; Zhang, Xiao; Ni, Zengqiang; Hou, Fujiang; Long, Ruijun; Abbott, Richard John; Lenstra, Johannes; Liu, Jianquan (2015-12-22) - Journal article
    Yak domestication represents an important episode in the early human occupation of the high-altitude Qinghai-Tibet Plateau (QTP). The precise timing of domestication is debated and little is known about the underlying ...