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Two different genomes that produce the same result

Richard H Kessin

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Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, Columbia University, 630 W. 168th St. New York, New York, 10032, USA

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Genome Biology 2010, 11:114  doi:10.1186/gb-2010-11-4-114

Published: 27 April 2010


Despite considerable differences in genomic sequence, the developmental program of gene expression between two similar Dictyostelium species is remarkably similar.