Microbiology - Microbial Genetics - Discussion

Discussion :: Microbial Genetics - Section 1 (Q.No.1)


In the time since E. coli and Salmonella diverged evolutionarily

[A]. there has been little change in either genome
[B]. E. coli has acquired many genes via horizontal transfer
[C]. E, coli has lost approximately 50% of its genome
[D]. none of these

Answer: Option C


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Soumodeep Karmakat said: (Jul 4, 2015)  
Why it is so?

Mukesh Kumar said: (May 13, 2018)  
E.coli has lost approximately 50% of its genome.

Please explain this.

Isaac said: (May 15, 2018)  
Why it is 50%?

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