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# genes = # DNA?

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# genes = # DNA?

Postby mashimlro » Thu Apr 03, 2008 5:21 am

# GENES IS SAME AS # DNA?

23K genes = 23K DNA?

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Postby mith » Thu Apr 03, 2008 7:04 am

what's your unit for DNA?
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Re: # genes = # DNA?

Postby Cat » Thu Apr 03, 2008 4:18 pm

mashimlro wrote:# GENES IS SAME AS # DNA?

23K genes = 23K DNA?

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No. DNA is measured in base pairs (bp) or kilobase pairs (kb). 1 gene can be any number of bp or kb of DNA in length. Total DNA content includes noncoding DNA + coding sequences (e.g. genes).
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