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THE CHIMPANZEE GENOME AND THE PROBLEM OF BIOLOGICAL SIMILARITY

@inproceedings{Wood2006THECG,
  title={THE CHIMPANZEE GENOME AND THE PROBLEM OF BIOLOGICAL SIMILARITY},
  author={Todd Charles Wood},
  year={2006}
}
Evidence for the great similarity between chimpanzees and humans was recently reinforced with the publication of a rough draft of the chimpanzee genome. The sequence is in >361,000 pieces with a median length of 15,700 nucleotides. The sequence differs from the human genome by 35 million nucleotide mismatches (1.23%) and 10 million alignment gaps (~3-4%). Rather than attempting to explain this similarity, I here propose principles that can guide creationist research in this area. I find that… 

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