'Broken' gene reveals evolution of salt retention

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Re : 'Broken' gene reveals evolution of salt retention

Post by frasiah » Thu Oct 28, 2004 02:53 pm

That was an interesting article Laura. So I guess since I am from very near the Equator (okay, the Equator runs through Kenya), I have the normal gene where I most probably needed it to retain a lot of salt. Come over here where the population has the mutated gene since there is a lot of salt and I am lost. From the article, my gene allows me to retain too much salt and if I am like your typical person in North America I am eating way too much of it already. LOL

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'Broken' gene reveals evolution of salt retention

Post by laura » Thu Oct 28, 2004 02:25 pm

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2004-10/uocm-gr102804.php

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