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So, at core (it seems) you are interested in the rate of recombination events and the magnitud of their occurrences. This would be the only source I can think of that would give you information about the 'composition' of one chromosome (other than brute-force sequencing). As you seem to know, recombination is an important factor that 'shuffles' some ...


The human genome doesn't contain 30000 genome, rather it contains 30000 genes, as the HGP has said us. Human gene is split gene,i.e., long sections of non-coding DNA is present in between short sections of actually coding DNA. Thus there is a lot of junk present. Different genes express themselves by a two step process, the first being transcription, where ...

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