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Opossum Genome Unraveled

Posted by apewit on 2007.05.09 at 15:55
The South American grey short tailed opossum has become the first marsupial to have it's genome fully mapped. It is hoped that this information could be used to help treat paralysis and melanoma cancer in humans.

The full article:
How a Little Opossum could Help Find a Paralysis Cure The Times, United Kingdom

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