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Researchers Find Gene that Shapes Mutation Rate in Mice

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Every organism is born with a few mutations in their genome that differ genetically from both of their parents. Such changes in an individual’s genetic code create the diversity that allows nature to select advantageous traits that drive the evolution of a species. The type of mutations and the rate at which they appear vary… Read More

UTHSC researches gene that could unravel diabetes, metabolic problems

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A team of medical researchers here have a deep hunch that a gene, thought to regulate metabolism in the body, could hold clues to new treatments for diabetes. Ten years ago, Dr. Darryl Quarles, head of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s Division of Nephrology, made a name for himself in the research world… Read More