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Glossary Term Evolutionary Conservation
Definition The presence of similar genes, portions of genes, or chromosome segments in different species, reflecting both the common origin of species and an important functional property of the conserved element.

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last database update
08/12/2014
MGI 5.19
The Jackson Laboratory