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The animal in the genome: comparative genomics and evolution.

Abstract:

Comparisons between completely sequenced metazoan genomes have generally emphasized how similar their encoded protein content is, even when the comparison is between phyla. Given the manifest differences between phyla and, in particular, intuitive notions that some animals are more complex than others, this creates something of a paradox. Simplistic explanations have included arguments such as increased numbers of genes; greater numbers of protein products produced through alternative splicin...

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10.1098/rstb.2007.2235

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Journal:
Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences
Volume:
363
Issue:
1496
Pages:
1453-1461
Publication date:
2008-04-01
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EISSN:
1471-2970
ISSN:
0962-8436
Source identifiers:
54077

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