<p><strong>Fig. 1.18.</strong> Comparison of 16S ribosomsal RNA (rRNA) genes across four different types of organisms. Highlighted areas are regions of conservation. Note that this gene is conserved across multiple species, showing its importance in cellular function.</p>

Fig. 1.18. Comparison of 16S ribosomsal RNA (rRNA) genes across four different types of organisms. Highlighted areas are regions of conservation. Note that this gene is conserved across multiple species, showing its importance in cellular function.