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From your comment: "As few as 148 fg of Verticillium dahliae DNA were detected and quantified (through qPCR), which is equivalent to five nuclei". How is possible to make this convertion? The Verticillium dahliae JR2 genome is 36.2 Mb. Assuming this organism is haploid and dsDNA has an average mass of 660 g/mol per base pair, that means the molar mass ...


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non-coding, information-rich, DNA Since noncoding DNA contains many long repeating sequences repeated thousands or even millions of times, it is not necessarily information rich, and is often extremely low entropy. Does human DNA contain that much (the most) non-coding parts? No. The human genome is a midsized genome by eukaryotic standards, so it's ...


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