genetic conservation in evolution
mdw at dlpx1.dl.ac.uk
Wed Mar 13 06:17:02 EST 1996
In article <Pine.SOL.3.91.960312083646.21716B-100000 at lonestar.jpl.utsa.edu>, Sandra Pena De Ortiz <spenadeo at lonestar.jpl.utsa.edu> writes:
|> I have been trying to find genes that are conserved over 90% at the
|> nucleotide level from yeast to rodents. Could this kind of conservation
|> occur in evolution?
|> Please help!! Thanks in advance.
ben-Avraham & Tirion, Biophys. J., 68, 1231 (1995) state:
"The sequence similarity of actin found in mammals, birds,
amphibians and fish is over 90%"
OK Doesn't go as far as yeast, but nevertheless not bad.
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