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Author Topic:   A frog with a doubled genome
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10-21-2016 3:28 AM

17 millions of years ago a frog acquired an extra genome. Since then evolution has removed some of the copied genes, and kept others around.

What happens when you end up with an extra genome

That beats gene duplication.

Read the article, it really is fascinating.

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