How much DNA do you share with chimps?
Answers range from 95%-99% 95%, but is about right. Chimpanzees are the animals most closely related to us in the evolutionary tree, that does not mean that chimpanzees are 95% similar to us, though.
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It's probably a fairly small proportion. According to evolutionarybiologist Robert May, President of Britain's Royal Society, "Weshare half our genes with the banana" (2001), but genes only makeup 2% of human DNA - the answer depends on what proportion of theremaining 98% is the same. Humans have 23… pairs of chromosomes andbananas 11 pairs - even if the 11 banana chromosomes were identicalto human ones (they're not) it would still mean that less than halfof human DNA would be found in a banana. ( Full Answer )
\n. \n99.9% is exactly the same. .1% gives each individual their own personal fingerprint. Meaning, only .1% codes for proteins that express our differences.
One Perspective 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. O…f 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. REFERENCES: . Jennifer F. Hughes et al. 2010. Chimpanzee and human Y chromosomes are remarkably divergent in structure and gene content. Nature. Online first. January . Archidiacono, N. et al. 1998. 'Evolution of chromosome Y in primates.' Chromosoma 107:241-246. . Britten, R.J. 2002. 'Divergence between samples of chimpanzee and human DNA sequences is 5% counting indels.' Proceedings National Academy Science 99:13633-13635. . Fujiyama, A., et al. 2002. 'Construction and analysis of a Human-Chimpanzee Comparative Clone Map.' Science 295:131-134. . Gagneux, P. and Varki, A. 2001. 'Genetic differences between humans and great apes.' Mol Phylogenet Evol 18:2-13. Another Perspective It really depends on what we are comparing - the entire genome or just the small fraction (1%) which codes for proteins. If we compare the ENTIRE genome to another then the figures for similarity are very low and in fact, such a study has not been done. If we compare the similarities between the genes that code JUST FOR PROTEINS (1% of entire genome), then the figure is very high! The vast majority of mammalian DNA does NOT code for proteins - it was once believed to be "junk DNA" with no function - Now we know this assumption was totally wrong. We now know they play an important role in preserving the genome itself - and many other functions as well. ( Full Answer )
We will not know the answer to this until the genomes of whale species are sequenced. However, given that whales and humans are mammals, they would be expected to share many similarities.
Humans do not share much DNA with an apple. They share only about40% of the same DNA.
The average adult male chimp weighs close to 150 lb. However, theaverage female adult chimp can weigh up to 20 pounds less than themale.
Humans share DNA with many other species, chimpanzees and humansshare 98% of the same DNA. Humans and mushrooms share 67% of thesame DNA.
There is a double helix of DNA in every cell in the human body. There are an estimated 3 billion base pairs of DNA inside of every human cell. These base pairs are organized into 23 chromosome pairs. -DrBeaver
Assuming no inbreeding, the current descendent would have only 1/64 (less than 1.5%) of his ancestors DNA.
Chimpanzees share the most. The old number was 98.5%, but recent tests say less than 95%.
No? They have their own unique DNA- two different eggs two different sperms cells. Identical twins- shares the same DNA, same chromosomes.
this might not be exactly right but the best answer i found is that they are 80% similar to us humans.
I'm not sure how big of a category apes are but we share 98% of our DNA with chimpanzees. They're the closest creatures to us.
At Genesis 3:19 it says referring to Adam,it says: For dust you are and to dust you will return." So, no we are not a chimp, we are made from dust. Does God lie?. Numbers 23 19 God is not a man, that he should lie; neither the son of man, that he should repent. 2 Samuel 7 28 Thou art… that God, and thy words be true. . Titus 1 2 In hope of eternal life, which God, that cannot lie, promised before the world began. . Hebrews 6 18 It was impossible for God to lie. . So we see god does not lie. But man wrote the bible, right? Yes, but it is inspired by God. For 2nd Timothy 3:16,17 says: All Scripture is inspired of God and beneficial for teaching, for reproving, for setting things straight, for disciplining in righteousness, that the man of God may be fully competent, completely equipped for every good work. Answer No, you are a Human Homo sapiens . Chimpanzees Pan troglodytes and Pan paniscus are the closest relatives to extant Homo . That does not make Homo equivalent to Chimpanzee Pan . One must realise that evolution does not work in a 'linear' fashion eg Chimpanzee becoming Human or (the idiotic idea of some not versed in Evolution Theory) that Chimpanzees suddenly displace themselves by giving birth to Humans. Evolution works in a branching/diverging/bifurcatory fashion. There was at x time in the past a Pan - Homo common ancestor, whose population diverged to give rise to the extant Pan on the one hand and the extant Homo sapiens on the other (via Australopithecus and a few Homo species and perhaps other genera on the Homo branch and Pre- Pan troglodytes / paniscus species and/or genera on the Pan branch. Due to such a divergence from a common ancestor it should be plain that you are not a Chimpanzee, but a Human. ( Full Answer )
You probably share about 50% of your DNA with a sibling. Theoretically, it could be as low as 0 (though that is extremely unlikely). Identically twins share 100%. You always share close to 50% with each parent. But if you are male, you actually have a slightly higher percentage from your mother (bec…ause the X chromosome is larger than the Y). ( Full Answer )
Humans and cats have similar x and y chromosomes and have the sameancestor from the past. Cats and humans share 90 percent ofhomologous genes.
Surprisingly, according to the related link below, domestic bovines (or the colloquial "cow") actually share 80% of genes with humans.
All of them do, if you mean vegetables and humans have genes that are identical. While plants and humans are wildly different, every cell has to do specific things to survive, like metabolize sugar or repair damage to their own DNA. That is true for plant cells, human cells, bacterial cells, or a…ny other type of cell. So anything that's made of cells (including single-celled organisms) is living and contains DNA. And some of that DNA will be identical. I feel like I should mention that all cells also have RNA. DNA is used as a recipe to make proteins. However, the mechanism to make proteins is in a different place than where the DNA is housed. RNA is a copy of a small piece of DNA (gene) that can travel to the protein-making machinery. ( Full Answer )
anywhere from 0% to 100%. but on average, you share 50% of your DNA with your siblings.
100% the same DNA. They come from the same fertilized egg that's just split so they will share all the same chromosomes.
sure, if youd like to think that. but perhaps they share the DNA... why wouldn't you think they do?
You question is strange, as I see it is categorized within the Gorillas section. Normally the question would infer parentage and/or shared alleles with siblings or cousins, however, you have categorized this in Gorillas and Orangutans, so I can only guess that you wish to ask an evolutionary questio…n. If this is the case then we do show similarities with the simian species (monkeys and the likes). However, many essential proteins take more similar heritage from other species such as pigs, mice and even fish! ( Full Answer )
Cats and humans share similar X and Y chromosomes, in fact the two species shared a common ancestor about 90 million years ago and share 90% of (homologous) genes with humans
After observing chimps, Goodall began to recognize common behaviors that signaled specific events, leading her to understant that chimps use a language of their own to communicate..
It is easier to say which componants are different as the two types of molecule are very similar. RNA uses ribose in the sugar-phosphate backbone rather than deoxyribose, as in DNA. And in RNA uracil (U) is used in place of (T) as a base. These are the two major differences. If you want a list of si…milarities then: -both use a sugar phosphate backbone onto which bases are assembled -Both use four bases to encode information (A,T,C,G - DNA) and(A,U,C,G- RNA) -both use hydrogen bonding between bases to join sense and antisense strands (both sides of the ladder) -all nucleotides (bases) used to make to both DNA and RNA have 3 phosphate groups attached to them before they are added to the growing chain. struggling to think of many more as effectively RNA is a copy of DNA with a few minor differences! ( Full Answer )
If we assume that the maximum possible match is in place it could be 25%. That assumes that brother and sister share 100% (very unlikely unless they are identical twins). Which means each of their kids inherit 50% of the same genes (very unlikely). And one of their kids would get 25% of the original…. It is also entirely possible that there is almost no matching DNA. Unrelated people in families originating half a world apart actually share a great deal of DNA. The unshared DNA that helps us to identify close family relationships is actually a very small portion of the total DNA of a person. ( Full Answer )
It is commonly though to be 98%. However, recent studies have differing views. The BBC has published 95%, and Riken (a Japanese Lab) has published 85%. Please see the related links for the articles.
we are all bannas and slugs and apes so they had a three way atsome point
how much a share? well when you share something you would play with something among 2 3 4 5 people etc or use it among 2 3 4 5 peole at a time
We share many things with chimpanzees. Jane Goodall has shown us this through her research at the Gombe National Reserve in Tanzania. We share 98% of our DNA with chimpanzees. They often use facial expressions that look uncannily human, although we will never know if they truly possess any emotions …that correspond with the expression. Chimps often greet one another with a kiss, hug, or gentle hand touch. Babies stay with their mothers until they reach adulthood. Chimps are omnivorous. They can make and use tools. All of these behaviors were researched and observed by Dr. Jane Goodall for the last 38 years. ( Full Answer )
You would share up to 12.5%. EDIT: NO, that would be a first cousin. A third cousin would share
I'm sure it differs with each species but I know human DNA and chimpanzee DNA only differ by 2% if not less
Chimps have one less chromosome than humans. that is why if we try to interbreed we could never create offspring...well only in rare cases... but our offspring would have down syndrome... or something of that extent.
I've just come back from Borneo. The rangers at the Sepilock sanctuary have said the DNA is 96.4% the same.
No because otherwise your dick would look like a Lettuce, oh wait it all ready does
Perhaps as little as 1/16, but under some nephew/uncle relationships as much as 1/8 relatedness.
Brother or sister it doesn't matter they share an average of 50% of their DNA and identical twins DNA share 100%. Fraternal twins still share on average of 50% of their DNA.
This question cannot be answered because the term "half-cousin" has no meaning. Presumably, the term is intended to be analogous to half-sibling, where children share one but not both parents. In the case of cousins, however, the relationship derives from a single common ancestor, and you can't h…ave half of one common ancestor. ( Full Answer )
98% percent of EVERYONES DNA is shared. you share 98% with your mom, teacher, friend, cousin, it really doesn't matter. but 98% is shared amongst everyone.. The above answer is partially correct but only very generally speaking. We also share close to 98% of our DNA with chimps. The real difference…s come when scientists examine the additions and deletions common to genetic subsets of humans. For example when additions and deletions found in chimp DNA is accounted for the similarity is really closer to 95%. Some researchers have found that there is greater than 1% difference in subsets of humans, which is potentially huge. . ( Full Answer )
Nearly all of it ... around 98%. The vast majority of DNA is concerned with the basic chemistry of life, which is nearly identical between a chimp and a human. It's not all that terribly different between an amoeba and a human, for that matter. The instructions for making enzymes to metabolize gluco…se, to replicate DNA, to produce amino acids ... all pretty much the same for any form of life we know of. ( Full Answer )
All living creatures on earth share some amount of DNA, including mammals, reptiles, fish, plants, sea sponges, bacteria, and viruses. Humans share much more DNA with mammals than any other creature. And we share more DNA with lizards than we do fish. This is because mammals split off from the mamma…l-lizard common ancestor long after the fish-amphibian common ancestor. Humans share as much as 50% of genes with plants, so our relatedness to nuts is around this figure. It is interesting to note that researchers have found various genes associated with human ailments in different creatures. For instance, the gene connected to deafness has been found in some plants. ( Full Answer )
To my knowledge, the crow genome has not been sufficiently analyzed for a definite answer. The process of complete genome analysis is time consuming and expensive, so scientists have been selecting organisms that are highly used in research for genome analysis. That said, the genome of the chicke…n has been mostly completed. Given that chickens aren't that much closer to or further from humans than crows, the DNA similarity between humans and chickens is at least in the same ballpark as humans and crows. The chicken genome is about 1/3 the size of the human genome (1.2Gb instead of 3.4 Gb) but this is not due to much to birds having fewer genes as having mostly the same genes more compactly arranged in chromosomes. My own experience (I have a little experience with chicken genetics) has been that chicken genes tend to be about 75-85% identical with human genes. ( Full Answer )
Humans share very little with a potato. Chromosomes are acollection of DNA woven around protein. A chromosome may contain asmany as 100,000 to billions of nucleotides in one chain. Chimpanzeeand humans share a very SIMILAR DNA pattern, where as a potato anda human being don't. So although they both …have 48 chromosomes,their DNA STUCTURE is vastly different. ( Full Answer )
All modern mammals. And most probably all animals who share the basic four-limbs-one-head-two-eyes-one-mouth body schematic during embryonic stage (fish, reptiles, and birds) according to studies of embryos.
You can see that chimps are related to humans from DNA. We share about 98% of the nucleotides with chimps. The ERV's between chimps and humans are reverse transcripted into both creatures in the same spots and that is not plausible by anything but a relationship with them. The Chromosomes are identi…cal except for chromosome #2 in humans and that shows a fusion of two chromosomes from our ancestors. Chimps along with all of our primate cousins are going extinct. Like in comparative morphology, comparative genomics shows that in the nested hierarchies, chimps have the most homologies and the fewest differences in a nucleotide by nucleotide comparison of the genome. ( Full Answer )
Humans and dogs only share about 25% of the exact same DNA or genome sequence. They also have a different number of chromosomes. Humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes and dogs have 39 pairs.
Animals don't share DNA with other animals. A virus can inject aDNA fragment into an animal cell, but that won't have anevolutionary effect unless it happens in either a sperm or egg celland in a location of the genome that disrupts it in some way. Bacteria, though not animals, do share DNA with ot…her bacteria andthrough intake from the outer environment. They can gain valuablegenes that would help them survive in the process. ( Full Answer )
A Chimpanzee is a living creature and all living creatures have DNA, so naturally a chimpanzee does. DNA contains the genetic code for life, so chimpanzees need to have DNA.
Yes, they do. It is a small amount but interesting that we arerelated to grass.
Mitochondrial DNA comes from the mother, so the mother's maternal line and all her children share the samemitochondrial DNA.