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From: Roe Dyelin
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Message 32 of 302 (318471)
06-06-2006 10:27 PM
Reply to: Message 28 by Someone who cares
06-06-2006 9:52 PM


The Nylon Bug.
Long story short, it is a bacterium that had a frame-shift mutation that caused it to produce an enzyme that can metabolize nylon. Such a change would qualify it as a new species. Since macroevolution refers to speciation, that is an example of macroevolution.

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