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Domestication genetics: The career of the cosmopolitan cat

20:00 EDT 20 Jun 2017 | AAAS

(Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München) A new study shows that modern domestic cats are ultimately derived from the African wildcat, which was domesticated in two centers -- Egypt and the Middle East. Moreover, both lineages contributed to the genomes of European cats.

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