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DNA, Entropy and Ordering

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DNA, Entropy and Ordering

Postby precisionart » Tue May 01, 2012 6:50 pm

It seems that dna is constantly taking on damage - entropy. Why doesn't this damage accumulate over time? It appears that the amount of genetic damage that should accumulate would significantly outweigh the amount of ordering produced from the basic mechanisms of evolution. How is DNA ordering sustained over time? Is there a process of 'healing' or re-ording?
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Postby JackBean » Tue May 01, 2012 7:54 pm

there are repairing systems
http://www.biolib.cz/en/main/

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Re: DNA, Entropy and Ordering

Postby precisionart » Thu May 03, 2012 7:08 pm

In short, how do they function and restore lost information?
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Postby JackBean » Fri May 04, 2012 7:01 am

Imagine you have a book, but you loose one page from it. How would you restore it?
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