AlexDeLarge
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How valid is the theory of human's chimp-pig origin?
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It is not always easy to say this with full force in natural sciences, but: NO, this theory is NOT true, probably not even by any means. Extraordinary claim require extraordinary evidence. But wow, ...

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Personal Genomic Data Samples
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Another source would be the Simons Genome Diversity Project published by Mallick et al. in 2016. This set covers way more populations than the 1000 Genomes, and therefore includes more overall human ...

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R/Bioconductor query for a gene?
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Take a look at the biomaRt package. This package allows you to access some databases in R directly. Quote from the user's guide: The package enables retrieval of large amounts of data in a ...

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Amount of variation between a canonical gene sequence in various samples
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Your question is quite vague so I can only give you a vague answer saying what I would expect given only the information of your question. The vagueness mainly comes from the huge amount of ...

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What percentage of a Neanderthal's DNA could be in a Denisovan?
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You should be very careful trying to conclude something from what is known about Neandertal genetics. To answer question 1: NO! This is probably not what he meant. To date, we have only two high-...

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How to get started in bioinformatics
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Aside from what was suggested in other answers, you should also try to get to know the state-of-the-art in bioinformatics, i.e. read up on what was done in the last few years, have an open eye for new ...

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Assume the gene for freckles is dominant. A woman with freckles has a son that does not. What would have to be the genotype of the mother?
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The mother needs to have a heterozygous genotype. This means that she carries two different alleles at that gene locus. She needs to carry one allele for freckles (since she has them herself) and one ...

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DNA replication in E.coli
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I am unsure if I really understand the question. Are you wondering how the rate of DNA replication can be slower than the rate of cell division if every daughter cell needs a chromosome copy? If so, ...

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