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Human evolution: Gradual or Punctuated? Accelerated integration of mtDNA pseudogenes into the nuclear genome coincides with speciation of the human genus. A Hypothesis.

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Author Contributions

Konstantin Gunbin conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Konstantin Popadin contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Leonid Peshkin performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Sofia Annis contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Rebecca Ackermann contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Konstantin Khrapko conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

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The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S2352340917302159

Funding

This research was supported in part by The Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar Award to KK; 13-06-12063-OFI-m grant from the RFBR and grant 14.B25.31.0033 (Resolution No. 220) from the Russian Federation Government to KG. The Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences (SB RAS) Siberian Supercomputing Center (CCU “Bioinformatics”) and the Novosibirsk State University High-Performance Computing Center are acknowledged for providing computer facilities. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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