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DNA sequences that can fold into shapes other than the classic double helix tend to have higher mutation rates than other regions in …

Researchers have reconstructed the ancestral sequence of the great ape Y chromosome by comparing three existing (gorilla, human, and …

Comparisons of DNase Hypersensitive Site (DHS) signals among L1 flanking regions and control.The figure illustrates the distribution of …

Older mice have more new mutations – changes in DNA sequence that occur in the individual rather than being inherited from a …

Millions of tiny dots litter the canvas, each independently just a splotch of unmixed pigment but together a masterpiece of illusion …

Mother’s age, a bottleneck, and selection affect how disease-causing mutations persist A new study by researchers at Penn State and …

Differences in geographic origin of a person’s mitochondrial and nuclear genomes due to admixture can affect function of mitochondria, …

The speed and error rate of DNA Synthesis differs between regions of the genome that form the usual DNA structure (B DNA) and those …

The composition of oral microbiota – the collection of microorganisms, including beneficial bacteria, residing in the mouth …