Med-trump writes: Whereas the human genome is made up of about 3.2 billion base pairs, a salamander genome may contain as many as 120 billion base pairs. The news article says that organisms shed their DNA over long evolutionary timescales, but salamanders did not. This interesting study was published in the journal Genome Biology and Evolution.
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