Several questions on evolution, and mutation (rate)

DANIEL J. VALE s843382 at
Tue Aug 27 22:19:10 EST 1996

lkista at UNM.EDU (Linnea Ista) writes:

>I also recall something about "exon shuffling". Whole domains of enzymes 
>being  encoded on a single exon and then new enzymes or proteins being 
>formed by recombiunation between exons.

This is how imunoglobins form, also used as an adaptive mechanism in some 
pathogenic microbs.

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