Thermal stability of human DNA and chimpanzee DNA heteroduplexes

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Science  19 Nov 1976:
Vol. 194, Issue 4267, pp. 846-848
DOI: 10.1126/science.982047


The base pairing fidelity of heteroduplexes formed from human DNA and chimpanzee DNA has been studied by the criterion of thermal stability to test the evolutionary conservation of repeated DNA base sequences.