DNA markers & Quantitative Variation

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Unformatted text preview: related. Copy Number Variants Copy • • • A copy number variant is ≥ 1,000 base pairs long. copy 1,000 It is actually an entire exon. The more copies there are, the greater the protein The product. product. • The number of repeats is therefore selected by the The environment. environment. Example: amylase .It is coded for by the genes at 5 loci, all of which are found on chromosome #1. There are two types of amylase: one is found in your saliva and one in your digestive tract. Chimpanzees have only one copy. Humans may have from one to three or more. The number of copies varie...
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