Wpisy oznaczone tagiem "Genetic" (3)  

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About eight percent of human genetic material comes from a virus and not from our ancestors, according to a new study. The research shows that the genomes of humans and other mammals contain DNA derived from the insertion of bornaviruses, RNA viruses whose replication and transcription takes place in the nucleus.

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Scientists in Cambridge have discovered that the loss of a key segment of DNA can lead to severe childhood obesity. This is the first study to show that this kind of genetic alteration can cause obesity.

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Sabine's life changed four years ago. He decided to get a genetic test that would tell him how he's likely to die. The test specifically checked for a disease that runs in Sabine's family — Huntington's disease, a deadly degenerative disease that destroys a person's nervous system.

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