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SASSI, AND ERIC A. GAUCHER 38 by Asp in the evolution of ancestor g from ancestor h was neutral. Jermann et al. (1995) could not, however, rule out an alternative model: that Asp 38 confers positive selective advantage on RNases found in the ruminants. 2. Understanding the Origin of Ruminant Digestion The experimental paleobiochemical data within the pancreatic RNase family suggested a coherent evolutionary narrative consistent with the Barnard hypothesis. RNases with increased stability, decreased catalytic activity against duplex RNA, decreased ability to bind and melt duplex DNA, and increased activity against single-stranded RNA and small RNA substrates emerged near the time when Archaeomeryx lived.

Ancestor h. These results show that substitution at a single position, 38, accounts for essentially all of the increased catalytic activity against duplex RNA in ancestor h. The reconstructed amino acids at position 38 are unambiguous before and after the Archaeomeryx sequence. Thus, it is highly probable that the changes in catalytic activity against duplex RNA in fact occurred in RNases as the ruminant RNases arose. In one interpretation, catalytic activity against duplex RNA was not necessary in the descendent RNases, and therefore was lost.

MOLECULAR PALEOSCIENCE: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY FROM THE PAST 29 While different maximum likelihood (ML) tools give different levels of ambiguity in any given case (and sometimes infer different preferred amino acids at a site), it is difficult to know which ML tool is most likely to capture the historical reality for any particular protein family. , 2004). Such tests do not, of course, capture the ambiguity that arises from defects in the underlying data or approximations in the theory. The principal source of formal ambiguity in the inference by ML tools of the amino acid at an ancestral site arises simply because the history of a site contains too many replacements relative to the degree of articulation of the tree.

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