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ERIC Number: EJ281832
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983-Jul
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Reading the Molecular Clock.
McKean, Kevin
Discover, v4 n7 p28-31 Jul 1983
Suggesting that the evolutionary record may be written in proteins and genes, discusses research in which species are compared by immunology, DNA, and radioimmunoassay. Molecular studies show that DNA from humans and chimps is 98 percent identical, a degree of similarity usually occurring only among animals of the same genus. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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