Re: Change from 48 to 46 chromosomes

13 Oct 1995 00:45:29 GMT

In article <45hi7e$>, (donald e. tyler) writes:
>Any evolutionary guesses
>as to how apes with 48
>chromosomes were changed
>to homo sapiens with 46?

I think first you'd have to know how many chromosomes the common ancestor
had, wouldn't you? I mean humans didn't actually evolve *from* apes, but
ape-like ancestors. But I'm not familar with the current theory on this --