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Worming into genetic instability

Nature volume 430, pages 625626 (05 August 2004) | Download Citation

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A study of roundworms shows that genomic mutations occur surprisingly frequently, and that the kinds of changes involved differ from those predicted. Are genomes inherently less stable than previously suspected?

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  1. Susan M. Rosenberg and P. J. Hastings are in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, and Susan M. Rosenberg is also in the Departments of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030-3411, USA. e-mail: smr@bcm.tmc.edu

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