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Re: Reverse-engineering the T. rex genome



I know the consensus sequence, and ancestral sequence are not the same thing, 
but I would expect them to be close

--- On Wed, 10/7/09, David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at> wrote:

> From: David Marjanovic <david.marjanovic@gmx.at>
> Subject: Re: Reverse-engineering the T. rex genome
> To: "DML" <dinosaur@usc.edu>
> Date: Wednesday, October 7, 2009, 3:47 AM
> Oops, that was supposed to go to the
> entire list.
> 
> >  Sequence every single bird species genome, get
> the consensus
> >  sequences for each node on the tree, and
> determine the consensus
> >  sequence for the most basal node.
> 
> "Consensus sequence" and "ancestral sequence" are not the
> same thing. Phenetics and phylogenetics are not the same
> thing...
>