Small subunit RNA sequences are useful for understanding phylogeny because _____.

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the sequences are similar in closely related organisms and less similar in less closely related organisms

  

the sequences vary widely among all organisms

  

the sequences clearly indicate where lineages of organisms belong on the tree of life

  

not all organisms have small subunit RNA, indicating that organisms with small subunit RNA are closely related

 

asked Dec 24, 2012 in Biology by anonymous
    

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the sequences are similar in closely related organisms and less similar in less closely related organisms

 

answered Dec 24, 2012 by anonymous



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