Molecular Biology of the Cell 6th Edition

Published by Garland Science
ISBN 10: 0815344325
ISBN 13: 978-0-81534-432-2

Chapter 5 - End-of-Chapter - Problems - Page 297: 5-15

Answer

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If recombination were to occur between similar sequences, it would lead to genome rearrangements by the process of translocation beyond recognition as there are very similar sequences on different chromosomes which would undergo recombination.
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