• Question: Humans and chimpanzees share roughly how much DNA?

    Asked by pack1red on 19 Mar 2024.
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      Fiona Grimson answered on 19 Mar 2024:

      Overall we share a lot – many sources put it around 99%. Lots of animals and plants have a lot of the same DNA that contains the code to make proteins for instance and build cells. But the small differences are very important.