African clawed frog genome contains two full sets of chromosomes fr...

Posted: 19 Oct 2016 12:55 PM PDT

Millions of years ago, one species of frog diverged into two species. Millions of years later, the two frogs became one again, but with a few extra chromosomes due to whole genome duplication. Such is the curious case of the African clawed frog, a frog whose genome contains nearly double the number of chromosomes as the related Western clawed frog. 

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Very interesting.

WOW, that is AWESOME!!

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