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    Genetic variability and DNA replication

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    Genetic variability is beneficial for a species because it enhances its ability to adapt to changing conditions. Why then does a cell go to great lengths to assure the fidelity of DNA replication?

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    DNA holds vital information to the correct conformations of proteins vital to a cell's function. Although it's true that different versions of different genes sometimes give the organism some advantage, and that mutations can also sometimes do the same, typically changes to the genetic ...

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