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Humans And Chimps Differ At Level Of Gene Splicing

Science & Tech  (tags: humans, chimps, gene, alternative splicing, gene expression, science )

- 2935 days ago -
Researchers are closer to understanding why humans differ so greatly from chimpanzees in the way they look, behave, think, and fight off disease, despite having genes that are nearly 99% identical. 6% to 8% of alternative splicing events were different.

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