In the late 1990s when biologists were unraveling the sequence of the human genome, the conventional wisdom was that we need about 100,000 genes to carry out the many cellular processes that keep us functioning. But it turns out that we have only about 25,000 genes. that is about the same number as a tiny flowering plant called Arabidopsis and barely more than the worm Caenorhabditis elegans. It then begs the question, how so few genes produce such complexity?
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