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Effective Evolution and Processes Affecting Evolution

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Geneticists compare DNA base sequences among organisms and from this data determine a gene's rate of evolution. Different genes have been found to evolve at different rates. Explain why some genes might have faster rates of evolution than other genes as populations adapt to their environments, and give an example with your explanation.

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Some genes may have faster rates of evolution than other genes because of events in the genome called molecular evolution. Molecular evolution happen when there are processes of DNA change within the genome that can alter both organismal and DNA evolution. It is when DNA is used to study the evolution of organisms. One of an example of molecular evolution is mutation. Mutation are changes or alteration in the DNA sequence that can affect its overall phenotype and can lead to different rate of evolution. Different genes have different mutation rates. There can be spontaneous mutation in one gene loci and a forced mutation by the mutagens on another loci. The two mutations ...

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Molecular evolution happen when there are processes of DNA change within the genome that can alter both organismal and DNA evolution. Mutation are changes or alteration in the DNA sequence that can affect its overall phenotype and can lead to different rate of evolution. 435 words with a reference discuss this.

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