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    You have found a yeast gene that appears to encode a DNA polymerase, and you hypothesize that a related gene exists in humans. Describe, in detail, the experiments you would use to test this hypothesis.

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    The first thing to do is to sequence the gene, so this sequence can be used to identify homologous genes in humans. As the human genome is now sequenced, this yeast sequence can be used to search the database of the human genome to identify any sequences with significant homology. Once one is identified, it is important to check this is a complete gene, rather than a ...

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    You have found a yeast gene that appears to encode a DNA polymerase, and you hypothesize that a related gene exists in humans. Describe, in detail, the experiments you would use to test this hypothesis.

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