Joined: June 2006
|6×10^9 base pairs/diploid genome x 1 byte/4 base pairs = 1.5×10^9 bytes or 1.5 Gigabytes, about 2 CDs worth of space!|
Ok, so... those long stretches of repeats, those all count as individual bits, right?
What's the CSI of one gram of table salt?
You know, if you measured the chances of each particular phosphorus atom ending up in my DNA, you'd get a way bigger number, why not use that instead? Or the chances of my parents meeting?
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