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The Scientist - Complex genomes evolved by chance

  1. Nov 24, 2003 #1

    iansmith

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    http://www.biomedcentral.com/news/20031124/03
     
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  3. Nov 24, 2003 #2

    Monique

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    Interesting statement..
     
  4. Nov 25, 2003 #3

    iansmith

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    I just read the paper and the were some mistake. First , they assume that prokaryotes gave rise to eucaryotes. They also group bacteria and archea into prokaryotes. These two statments goes against the new theory of cell evolution.

    Bacteria and Archeae also exhibit group II introns in their genes
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&dopt=Abstract&list_uids=1899138
    http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/...ve&db=PubMed&list_uids=11755525&dopt=Abstract
    http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/links/doi/10.1046/j.1462-2920.2003.00398.x/full/

    Their idea is interresting but the I am doubtfull about some details
     
  5. Nov 25, 2003 #4

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    They just published in Science.. you'd think that the journal has a very strict peer reviewing policy..
     
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