Origins: From Jungle to Lab.  The Story of Life's Complexity
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“Molecular systematics is very powerful. It’s useful because some genes are common to all organisms, or almost all. For instance, we can make a comparison among organisms as different as oak trees and people and bacteria using an RNA polymerase, a gene that is needed in all organisms. If we want to do any kind of analysis that stretches across such morphologically distinct organisms, we can use DNA as a basis for doing that.” —Mark Wilkinson, Associate Keeper of Zoology, Natural History Museum, London
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