1. At the top of page 2-4, you should have determined that there were 2 differences between the M. rufus sequence and the M. eugenii sequence (one at amino acid #27, the other at #31). 2 differences divided by 59 amino acids (the total number in the shorter sequence) is 0.034 (2/59=0.034).
2. The main link you'll need in lab this week is to the
Here's another link to try if that one does not work:
3. Here's the basic primate tree which our data supported last week.
New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and hominoids all share the following derived character states (among others):
Old World monkeys and hominoids share the following derived character states (among others):
Hominoids share the following derived character states:
4. Here's a link to the web page mentioned on page 2-12, PRIMATES: The Taxonomy and General Characteristics of Prosimians, Monkeys, Apes, and Humans, where you might want to explore a bit after you've finished the lab this week.
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