A question on the genetic difference between human/chimps compared to that between other related animals

by bohm 2 Replies latest jw friends

  • bohm

    I have a question on evolution i have been pondering. Is there a good measure of the genetic difference between human/chimpanzees that make it possible to compare "evolutionary gap" between humans and chimps to that between eg. different kinds of fruit-flies, dogs breeds (or dogs-wolves, etc.)?

    If anyone know some good resources on this question i would be most interested.

  • Reader1

    Check out the ERV's (endogenous retrovirus) as a comparison of chimp and human DNA.


    There is also the ability to make Vitamin C, which is done by most of the mammals alive, except primates and ginea pigs. But there is a different mechanism for those that are not closely related to humans.

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