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Dna rearrangement

Dna rearrangement

(Science: molecular biology) Wholesale movement of sequences from one position to another in dna, such as occur somatically, for example in the generation of antibody diversity.


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Theories - Origin of Life

... and this reproductive isolation is always associated with chromosomal rearrangements and environment independent genetic incompatibilities. Yes, ... process that changes the genetic information in the genome, including DNA insertions, deletions and rearrangements. And as already discussed ‒ ...

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by AstraSequi
Tue Mar 27, 2012 2:41 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Creation of species through programmed evolution

... has both hardware (constituted by chemical structures including DNA) and software, the nonphysical biosoftware or bioprogram (divine rooh ... lead to alteration of the biosoftware (biological information) via rearrangement of the biomemetic sectors on the chromosome. All these processes, ...

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by PAWahid
Mon Jan 23, 2012 3:27 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Creation of species through programmed evolution
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Re: Theories - Origin of Life

... Major evolutionary change to the genome occurs by the amplification and rearrangement of pre-existing modules. Old genomic systems are disassembled ... � Major alterations in the content and distribution of repetitive DNA elements results in a reformatting of the genome to function in novel ...

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by scottie
Mon May 23, 2011 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Theories - Origin of Life
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Re: Gene Rearrangement and Evolution

The overall DNA content does not change, although with "jumping genes" (Transposons) mutations can occur and change the DNA. Whether or not changing the sequence of genes in DNA is classed as changing the DNA would depend ...

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by Jesse2504
Sat Jul 04, 2009 8:42 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Rearrangement and Evolution
Replies: 1
Views: 2599

Gene Rearrangement and Evolution

Clear this up for me: To say genes rearrange in a cell is to say a person's DNA changes. True or false? Also, can someone give me some info on "jumping genes"? I've been trying to decide if they really are a factor in evolution. I want to make sure I ...

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by mschristine
Thu Jul 02, 2009 6:18 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Gene Rearrangement and Evolution
Replies: 1
Views: 2599
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