Accessible Version: Evoprint Comparison
Activity Instructions: On this page you will experience an audio representation of an evoprint comparison. A melody will play on places where the DNA matches, and where it doesn't match you will hear random noise. Click on a set of creatures to experience the comparsion.

Human Reference

Two species comparisons:
Human-Chimpanzee Comparison
99 percent of the nucleotides are the same in the human and chimpanzee sequences. The sixteen substitutions are spread throughout the sequence.

Human-Dog Comparison
72 percent of the nucleotides are the same in the human and dog sequences. If you divide the sequence into thirds, most of the changes are in the first and third sections of the sequence.

Human-Mouse Comparison
34 percent of the nucleotides are the same in the human and mouse sequences. None of the nucleotides in the first third of the sequences match. The middle section has many similarities. The third section also has many differences.

Human-Opossum Comparison
30 percent of the nucleotides are the same in the human and opossum sequences. A long stretch at the beginning of the first part of the sequence is similar in the two species. Following this section, all the rest of the first third of the sequences are different. The middle third has many similarities. None of the nucleotides in the third section of the sequences match.

Multiple species comparisons:
Human, Chimpanzee, Orangutan, Rhesus monkey Comparison
93 percent of the nucleotides are the same among these four species. The substitutions are spread throughout the sequence.

Human, Chimpanzee, Orangutan, Rhesus monkey, Dog, Horse, Cat, Cow Comparison
40 percent of the nucleotides are the same among all these species. If you divide the sequence into thirds, most of the changes are in the first and third sections of the sequence. The middle section has many similarities among all the species.

Human, Chimpanzee, Orangutan, Rhesus monkey, Dog, Horse, Cat, Cow, Rat, Mouse, Guinea pig, Armadillo and Opossum Comparison
14 percent of the nucleotides are the same among all these species. The nucleotides that remain the same are all in the middle third of the sequences.

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