NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A University of Copenhagen-led team has sequenced dozens of wild and domestic horse genomes to get a look at the genetic features specific to Przewalski's horse — a species first found in the Asian steppes that is believed to represent the last true wild horses.

Based on new genome sequences for 33 modern-day domestic or wild horse samples, together with five museum samples going back to the late 1870s, the researchers identified variants and signs of selection that seem to set Przewalski's horses apart from domestic horses.

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