TABLE 1

Primers for the amplification of the NADH dehydrogenase subunit 2 (ND2) gene of humans and chimpanzees

PrimerSequence (5′ to 3′)
Fragment I
L4448CCCATACCCCGAAAATGTT
H4784AAAGGGGGCTATTCCTAGT
Fragment II
L4753CTACCAATCAATACTCATC
H5166ATGTTAGCTTGTTTCAGGT
Fragment III
L5162CACGACCCTACTACTATCT
H5529TTGAAGGCTCTTGGTCTGT
  • The L or H in the primer name refer to the light or heavy strand, respectively, while the number identifies the base at the 3′ end according to the numbering system of Anderson et al. (1981).