How many genes do we differ on?

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Fri Feb 16 2001 - 10:00:25 MST
says "The last common ancestor of mice and men probably lived 100m
years ago. Yet according to Dr Venter, the firm's scientists have
found only 300 genes that people have and mice do not."

Anyone seen the answer to this question: On how many
genes do two typical humans differ?

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
MSN 1D3, Carow Hall, Fairfax VA 22030-4444
703-993-2326 FAX: 703-993-2323

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