Biology Forum Genetics # genes = # DNA?

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      mashimlro
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      # GENES IS SAME AS # DNA?

      23K genes = 23K DNA?

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      mith
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      what’s your unit for DNA?

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      Cat
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      quote mashimlro:

      # GENES IS SAME AS # DNA?

      23K genes = 23K DNA?

      Thank you for your repsonses :0

      No. DNA is measured in base pairs (bp) or kilobase pairs (kb). 1 gene can be any number of bp or kb of DNA in length. Total DNA content includes noncoding DNA + coding sequences (e.g. genes).

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