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From: "brian quinn" <>
Subject: RE: [DNA] New comparison of human and chimp DNA
Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 17:04:49 +1000
I understand that it is only the great apes including ourselves that have
the sperm dna on the y so you need the matching x to cover that. So we could
maybe hybridise(well I bet some lab has done it already) with an Orangutang,
but not at all possible with a monkey who has his sperm dna out on the
Would say his comment didn't apply to Fish or Crocodiles- some of whom can
flip sex. Though I think I read birds have a version of the nutty Great Ape
Mind you maybe you should ask an expert and not a raving lunatic.
Sent: Thursday, 18 May 2006 9:46 AM
Subject: Re: [DNA] New comparison of human and chimp DNA
In a message dated 5/17/2006 4:02:42 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
"The genes that are a barrier to speciation tend to be on the
X-chromosome," said David Reich, the main author of the study.
Anyone care to expand on this statement?
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