Journal of Molecular Evolution

, Volume 45, Issue 1, pp 6–7 | Cite as

Alu repeats and human evolution

  • Scott E. Stanley


Genetic Code Multiple Amino Acid Codon Reassignment Amino Acid Assignment Asporogenic Yeast 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Scott E. Stanley
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  1. 1.Section of Ecology and Systematics Corson HallCornell UniversityIthacaUSA

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