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A Gene Serves Both a Protective and Destructive Role in Health

News   Feb 25, 2021 | Original story from University of Freiburg

 
A Gene Serves Both a Protective and Destructive Role in Health

The nematode C. elegans, which is only 1 millimeter in size, is remarkably similar to humans from a genetic standpoint. Scientists can use the worm to study human diseases, life expectancy and even addictive behavior. Credit: Ralf Baumeister/ University of Freiburg

 
 
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