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Research Article

Estimating Divergence Time and Ancestral Effective Population Size of Bornean and Sumatran Orangutan Subspecies Using a Coalescent Hidden Markov Model

  • Thomas Mailund mail,

    mailund@birc.au.dk

    Affiliation: Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

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  • Julien Y. Dutheil,

    Affiliation: Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

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  • Asger Hobolth,

    Affiliations: Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Department of Mathematical Sciences, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

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  • Gerton Lunter,

    Affiliation: The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Mikkel H. Schierup

    Affiliations: Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Department of Biology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

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  • Published: March 03, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1001319

About the Authors

Thomas Mailund, Julien Y. Dutheil, Asger Hobolth, Mikkel H. Schierup
Bioinformatics Research Centre, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Asger Hobolth
Department of Mathematical Sciences, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark
Gerton Lunter
The Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, Oxford, United Kingdom
Mikkel H. Schierup
Department of Biology, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

Corresponding Author

Email: mailund@birc.au.dk

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: TM JYD AH MHS. Performed the experiments: TM JYD. Analyzed the data: TM. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: JYD GL. Wrote the paper: TM JYD AH GL MHS.