Biochemistry - know of no obvious functional reason why...

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Biochemistry: Differences and Similarities Almost all living organisms use the same basic biochemical molecules, including DNA, ATP , and many identical or nearly identicalenzymes . Organisms utilize the same DNA triplet base code and the same 20 amino acids in their proteins. Many organisms share same introns and types of repeats, which is remarkable since we
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Unformatted text preview: know of no obvious functional reason why these components need to be so similar. These similarities can be explained by descent from a common ancestor. This is substantiated by analysis of degree of similarity in amino acids for cytochrome c among organisms....
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