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From: vernade didier <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] Re : How old is Y-Chromosome Adam?
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2011 15:15:53 +0000 (GMT)
Chicken is given as an example of a very distant "cousin" .
Could we discuss the point instead of arguying on words ?
> Margaliot wrote:
> > John Hawks' quotation from 2010 article:
> humans and chimpanzees, *"comparable to
> the difference ... in
> > chicken and human"*.
> > So much for Chimps as an outgroup.
> > -
> That's absurd, especially for Y.
> Chickens don't have X and Y chromosomes, they have W and
> Males are homozygous, females are heterozygous.
> Doug McDonald
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