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What is the minimum number of genes that the simplest creature has?

We do not know, but it is a subject in which an intense investigation is being developed. In fact, Craig Venter, former director of Celera (a company that managed to complete the sequence of the human genome), has the project of creating a living organism in the laboratory. To do this, Venter aims to identify the smallest number of genes that allow the existence of an organism capable of growing and reproducing autonomously. The answer is found in bacteria such as Buchnera aphidicola , related to the well-known Escherichia coli bacterium, common in the human intestine, but which has undergone an evolution due to the reduction of its genetic material, reaching a genomic size almost eight times smaller than that of E. coli. . It is one of the smallest known genomic bacteria.

Schedules of the Valencia GP of MotoGP in Cheste and how to see it

The Cheste circuit hosts this weekend, from November 4 to 6, the 2022 MotoGP Comunitat Valenciana GP. See the schedules and all the information.

"Don't talk to me!": Danni Büchner makes a clear announcement to hated party guests

Danni Büchner is invited to Sam Dylan's Halloween party. But the "Goodbye Germany" emigrant has no desire for many other party guests. And find clear words.

King Charles III Portrait now on the first coin: Serious change to the Queen

Charles III first coins with his portrait are there. Coin lovers immediately discover two striking differences.

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Braking was tricky

Apart from that, everything worked like a picture book for the railway world record in Switzerland