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From: Al Aburto <>
Subject: Re: [DNA] WTY Update slides
Date: Tue, 02 Nov 2010 21:23:53 -0700
References: <231257.77679.qm@web81103.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <231257.77679.qm@web81103.mail.mud.yahoo.com>


Hi Gary,
Looking at the areas covered by SNP primers Thomas has found numerous Y
sequences also on the X (not exactly the same but to a high degree
identical) ... I think as Ann indicated this is entirely _new_ (not yet
published).
Al

> On 11/2/2010 9:14 PM, Gary Felix wrote:
> Al,
> this paper states:
> The researchers also suggest that because the Y cannot exchange genes with the X chromosome anymore, it uses other unusual ways to reconfigure its DNA, such as recombining with itself to add on new segments of identical DNA--or palindromes--into its genome.
>
> http://news.sciencemag.org/sciencenow/2010/01/13-03.html
>
> Gary
> Mexico DNA Project Admin.


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