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Complete chromosome 8 sequence reveals novel genes and disease risks
12 days ago - By ScienceDaily
A full assembly of human chromosome 8 has now been completed. Its DNA content and arrangement are of interest in primate and human evolution, in several immune and developmental disorders, and in chromosome sequence structure and function generally. This chromosome has a fast-evolving region with a highly accelerated mutation rate in humans and human-like species. Also, comparative studies with ape and macaque sequences are helping to chart the evolutionary history of the chromosome 8 centromere.
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Full assembly of human chromosome 8 reveals novel genes, disease risks
12 days ago - By News Medical
The full assembly of human chromosome 8 is reported this week in Nature. While on the outside this chromosome looks typical, being neither short nor long or distinctive, its DNA content and arrangement are of interest in primate and human evolution, in several immune and developmental disorders, and in chromosome sequencing structure and function generally.
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