Module 6, Unit 3 - Lab

Module 6, Unit 3 - Lab - 1.How do we know that this is the...

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1.How do we know that this is the genome of a male? - We know this is a genome of a male because it was an X/Y chromosome instead of an XX chromosomes which females have. 2.What organism was the first organism to have its genome sequenced? How many base pairs does this organism have? - Arabidopsis Thaliana. This organism has 157,000,000 base pairs. 3.What organism (remember viruses are not organisms) has the smallest genome? How many base pairs? - Carsonella Ruddii. It has 159,662 base pairs. 4.What organism has the largest genome? How many base pairs? - Amoebia Dubia. It has 670,000,000,000 base pairs. 5.How many base pairs are in the human (homo sapiens) genome? - 3,200,000,000 6.What vertebrate organism has the smallest genome? - Tetraodon Nigroviridus 7.What vertebrate organism has the largest genome? - Protopterus Aethiopicus 8.Do organisms share portions of their genomes? - Yes organisms share portions of their genomes with every living organism. 9.How many other organisms have portions of the human genome?
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