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… but you knew that already.  Here’s an example of how a phenomenon known as exon shufflin’ can lead to evolutionary diversity (here involving SNAP25‘s exon 5a variant for early brain development while the exon 5b variant is used later in development) .  Perhaps we owe our awesome, ahem, “higher” cognitive abilities to this ancient exon duplication … video below notwithstanding.

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