"Pongo pygmaeus" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A species of orangutan, family HOMINIDAE, found in the forests on the island of Borneo.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Pongo pygmaeus" by people in Profiles.
A new approach to estimate parameters of speciation models with application to apes. Genome Res. 2007 Oct; 17(10):1505-19.
Expression profiling in primates reveals a rapid evolution of human transcription factors. Nature. 2006 Mar 09; 440(7081):242-5.
NK cell receptors of the orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus): a pivotal species for tracking the coevolution of killer cell Ig-like receptors with MHC-C. J Immunol. 2002 Jul 01; 169(1):220-9.
Molecular basis of evolutionary loss of the alpha 1,3-galactosyltransferase gene in higher primates. J Biol Chem. 2002 Mar 22; 277(12):10114-20.
Excess of rare amino acid polymorphisms in the Toll-like receptor 4 in humans. Genetics. 2001 Aug; 158(4):1657-64.
A population genetics study of single nucleotide polymorphisms in the interleukin 4 receptor alpha (IL4RA) gene. Genes Immun. 2001 May; 2(3):128-34.
Detection of the signature of natural selection in humans: evidence from the Duffy blood group locus. Am J Hum Genet. 2000 May; 66(5):1669-79.
Evidence for an HLA-C-like locus in the orangutan Pongo pygmaeus. Immunogenetics. 1999 Sep; 49(10):865-71.
Orangutan alpha-satellite monomers are closely related to the human consensus sequence. Mamm Genome. 1998 Jun; 9(6):440-7.
Phylogenetic test of the molecular clock and linearized trees. Mol Biol Evol. 1995 Sep; 12(5):823-33.