Proponents of evolution assume the order of genes along the DNA serves no functional purpose (how could there be a purpose if random chemical processes created the order arbitrarily?). However, researchers at UC Berkley have shown a correlation between the amount of protein produced by a gene and the gene’s location in the sequence.

Synteny is the word used to describe the physical ordering of genes along the DNA molecule. As Dr. Rana explains, scientists studied subsets (or clusters) of genes called operons along the DNA molecule. Their research revealed that genes at the front of the operon produce more protein then genes at the end, in fact, a linear relationship exists between protein production and gene location in an operon.

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