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Symphony of genes

August 8, 2019 - General

One of the most exciting discoveries in genome research was that the last common ancestor of all multicellular animals – which lived about 600 million years ago – already possessed an extremely complex genome. Many of the ancestral genes can still be found in modern day species (e.g., human). However, it has long been unclear whether the arrangement of these genes in the genome also had a certain function. In a recent study in Nature…

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