Analyses of Pig Genomes Provide Insight into Porcine Demography and Evolution

Analysis of the genome of several types of pig reveals a split between European and Asian wild boars around one million years ago, according to a global collaboration of researchers in the field. They say that the genome also provides a valuable resource, enabling more effective use of pigs in both agriculture and biomedical research in the future.
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