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The concluding result of the Chimpanzee and Human Genome project was that human locus contains approximately 150 thousand "additional" base pairs NOT found in chimpanzee chromosome 12 and 13, also known as 2A and 2B. A fusion event would not result in more informational DNA out of thin air, therefore a fusion event could not have occurred. There are millions of DNA differences between humans and chimpanzees, and with further analysis making it even more clear that we are not related. In the Y chromosome alone, chimps have only two-thirds as many distinct genes or gene families as humans. Also, more than 30% of the chimp Y chromosome lacks an align-able counterpart on the human Y chromosome and vice versa. Ironically the Genome project only demonstrated how much more different humans are to apes even down to the finite level of DNA.
DNA is essentially the basic and fundamental building blocks found in ALL life and ALL creatures share a large percent of DNA with each other on a base level. Since DNA codes for structures and biochemical molecules, we should expect the most similar creatures to have the most similar DNA. Apes and humans are both mammals, with similar shapes, so both have similar DNA.
An Evolutionist will proclaim that Humans share anywhere from 85-95% of an ape's DNA, but we also share 75% of our DNA with a dog and 50% with banana fruit. The Center for Advancement of Genomics and the Institute for Genomic Research analysis showed that for 75% of known human genes, lengths of DNA that provide the building instructions for proteins, there is an equivalent dog gene. A total of 18,473 of the known 24,567 human genes had a canine version.
The fundamental problem is that no Evolutionist can site a single example of a genetic mutation or evolutionary process that increases the the information in the genome. That in itself is an insurmountable show stopper against the very core of Evolution. The very sad part about dealing with Evolutionary converts is most of the time they are repetitively posting information that has long been dissolved; a DNA fusion event being one of them.
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