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INDEX TO CHROMOSOME COMPARISON GRAPHICS PAGES

EACH OF THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IS DISPLAYED ON A SINGLE DOWNLOADABLE PAGE

Fig. 2a. Chromosomes 1-4

Fig. 2b. Chromosomes 5-7 & X

Fig. 2c. Chromosomes 8-15

Fig. 2d. Chromosomes 16-22 & Y

All Chromosomes for Four Hominoids

Hominoid Phylogeny Based on Chromosome Comparisons

Primate Cladogram based on Chromosome Banding Patterns NEW

High Resolution Version of Hominoid Chromosomes NEW
Diagrams of the chromosomes from humans and 3 great apes
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Chromosomes and "Phylogeny": Modified and reprinted with permission from Yunis, Jorge, and Om Prakash. "The Origin of Man: A Chromosomal Pictorial Legacy". Science, vol. 215, 19 March, 1982, pp. 1527 & 1528, figs. 2. & 3, © 1980 American Association for the Advancement of Science. Readers may view, browse, and/or download this material for temporary copying purposes only, provided these uses are for noncommercial personal purposes. Except as provided by law, this material may not be further reproduced, distributed, transmitted, modified, adapted, performed, displayed, published, or sold in whole or in part, without prior written permission from AAAS.
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