The one thing you need to know about molecular evolution

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Long-lived amino acids in the ZAR1 protein of flowering plants are shown in gray. They have persisted throughout 150 million years of evolution.
The genetic code is redundant.
Marked bias towards synonymous mutations in the conserved elicitin protein of Phytophthora infestans (INF1) vs. another species Phytophthora parasitica (PARA1).



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