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Submission + - The Incredible Shrinking Genome (bytesizebio.net) 2

Shipud writes: Mammalian genomes have been shrinking for about 65 million years, since the dinosaur extinction. Why? And why were mammalian genomes 3 times larger than they are today before the dinosaurs went extinct? A new article in Genome Biology and Evolution tries to explain this bizarre finding, and why the genomes of mammals (but not of other living groups) are still shrinking.
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The Incredible Shrinking Genome

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