Scientists Sequence Genome of Extinct Eurasian Wild Aurochs

A multinational team of researchers has sequenced the nuclear genome of the aurochs (Bos primigenius), an extinct species of ox that inhabited Europe, Asia and North Africa. “This is the first complete nuclear genome sequence from the extinct Eurasian aurochs,” said Dr David MacHugh of University College Dublin, Ireland, corresponding author of a paper published [...] —> Read More