In short, NO.
Although it has commonly been stated in the past that humans and chimpanzees have 98.5% DNA similarity, this figure has recently been found to be incorrect. Newer research has suggested that there is approximately 96% genetic similarity between Humans and chimpanzees overall.
Of course the fine details depend on what specific chromosomes one is looking at. Although 96% of the DNA is similar overall, there are some very significant differences in some chromosomes, where other chromosomes are nearly identical. Specifically, 18 of the chromosomes of humans are nearly identical to those of chimpanzees, the rest are very different (eg: chromosomes 4, 9, 12, 21, and y).
Some specific examples of differences include:
1) Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes in total while chimpanzees have 24.
2) Chimpanzees and other apes have telomeres about 23 kilobases long, whereas humans are completely unique among primates with much shorter telomeres only 10 kilobases long.
3) The Y chromosome in chimpanzees is smaller than that of humans and only 60% of the genes are similar to those of the y chromosome of humans.
The DNA sequence of humans and chimpanzees are 98.5 percent identical, but now Uppalsa University
Considering a Chimp's DNA is 99% identical to a humans I would think that people around the world are 99.99999% genetically identical
Donkeys, horses, and zebras are all genetically related. Chimpanzees are 99-point-something-percent genetically related to humans. Cats and dogs have a common ancestor.
Chimpanzees are genetically closest.
Our dna is almost identical. they are the closest animals genetically to humans.
Because they're closest to humans genetically - so any reactions in the chimps will most likely happen in humans.
They have nearly identical DNA.
Apart from the obvious that it would suck if everyone was the same and you wouldn't fancy anyone, in genetically identical organisms they are all susceptable to the same diseases.
Because almost 98% of their DNA sequence is identical to ours !
chimpanzees and humans
Chimpanzees and humans.
genetically identical to another organism. but it has no family. that is way it is illegal to clone humans.
human and chimpanzees have a common ancestor
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Our DNA is about 98-99% similar to Chimps
Less than one percent.
they share a common ancestor that is extinct, this common ancestor was a lesser ape, we are therefore as close theoretically as to orangutan and gorrilla, however our DNA is 98.9% identical to Chimps, do not be fooled though, we are 40% identical to dandilions!!! a few percent can make a big difference
No. Both humans and chimpanzees share a common ancestor that they both evolved from.
Well as you know chimpanzees are like humans, There are also other mammals but that are not like humans, like chimpanzees.
Yes chimpanzees are very alike to us humans also monkeys...they are almost as smart as us humans...they live similar to the way we do ...they can be violence like humans they eat similar foods as yes..there r alot of things alike between us humans & monkeys..if u what to learn more how I would look on google...it will tell u...
There has NEVER been a scientific claim that humans are descendants of chimpanzees!However there are multiple clear sources of evidence that humans and chimpanzees have a common ancestral species roughly 3 million years ago. At that time neither humans or chimpanzees existed.
Our DNA and the DNA of a chimpanzee are 98.8 percent the same! We are more closely related to them.
All chimpanzees are primates but not all primates are chimpanzees. Humans, for instance, are primates.