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Gene redundancy

Gene redundancy

a situation in which many copies of the same gene exist in a genome.


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University biology teachers knowingly omit the complete absence of a genetic mechanism for adding NEW things like biochemical pathways (ie krebs, ... type of mutation is gene duplication. A duplicated gene creates redundancy that may, through additional mutations, create new traits, organs, ...

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by thoffnagle
Fri Jun 07, 2013 6:47 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
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mutations and dependencies

Gene redundancy, anyone-?

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by Darby
Mon Feb 18, 2013 11:37 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: mutations and dependencies
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strand biases in mitochondrial genomes

... ? mitochondria have residual genomes. many of their genes, all of bacterial origin (see the endosymbiotic origin of organelles), ... on a strand than C's - and it impacts upon the codon usage - see the redundancy in the genetic code - remember that the third base pair of every ...

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by merv
Sun Oct 02, 2011 6:06 pm
 
Forum: Bioinformatics
Topic: strand biases in mitochondrial genomes
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gene redundancy?

So, as long as 1 of the 3 genes is 'functioning' then the 3rd gene will prevent you from seeing any difference, right? As you said, there may a slight change but really because of redundancy the 3rd gene will keep the organ functioning (as in your example). Correct?

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by chatty
Tue Apr 05, 2011 10:24 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: gene redundancy?
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gene redundancy?

I am having a hard time understanding this concept. If I have 3 genes (ABC1, ABC2 and DEF1) lets say. If ABC1 and ABC2 are redundant, what would it mean if DEF1 is redundant with them? Does that mean that if ABC1 is knocked out, ABC2 will still function ...

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by chatty
Tue Apr 05, 2011 7:30 pm
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: gene redundancy?
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