Biology Study Set 5
Quiz 25 :
Evolution of Development
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The gene Brachyury promotes development of the notochord and the vertebrae in vertebrate animals.Among the rodents, most species have a long tail, but capybaras have a very short tail.What is the most likely difference you might expect to see for the Brachyury gene in capybaras compared to long-tailed rodents?
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(Note the phylogeny is drawn with diagonal branches rather than the rectangular branches seen in the text.) If the stop codon in the Brassica plant CAL gene appeared in the cauliflower lineage after broccoli and cauliflower had diverged from each other, it would be expected that