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Re: sports

In a message dated 8/15/1999 11:57:22 PM Central Daylight Time, 
halinar@open.org writes:

<< Mutations are a random 
 event, but yet in Hostas we see the same sports showing up. >>

This statement is not totally correct-many genes in many diffrent organisms 
have varying mutation rates. In fact this is used sometimes to study 
phylogenesis and thus the classification of species and their relatedness.

Some genes are know to have a consistent rate of mutation and many mutations 
are repetitive, effected my many factors such age, exposure to certain 
chemicals Eviromental stress ect.

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