about a new Genetic Code

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Re: about a new Genetic Code

Post by truthSeeker » Fri Jul 02, 2010 9:49 pm

i googled it and found this , it's about the variation of the genetic code of the mitochondrial DNA form the genetic code of the nuclear DNA.
But as i said , i'm not a biologist , so I ask who is to illustrate this please .
thanks in advance ..

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Post by Hobble » Mon Jul 19, 2010 3:57 am

If you were to take a genetic code and completely re-arrange it, it would probably be very unlikely to produce a viable organism. Every organism's DNA has been crafted after millions of years of alterations and mutations due to various conditions. To take the DNA of a chicken, mix it together with other parts, and expect to get a fire-breathing dragon, or even a viable microbe, is very complicated....

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