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INDEX TO CHROMOSOME COMPARISON GRAPHICS PAGES

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

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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 Hominids
High resolution: Diagrams of the chromosomes from humans and 3 great apes
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Hominid Phylogeny Based on Chromosome Comparisons

Primate Cladogram based on Chromosome Banding Patterns

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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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