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DNA Not The Same In Every Cell Of Body: Major Genetic Differences Between Blood And Tissue Cells Rev

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posted on Jul, 17 2009 @ 06:40 PM
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DNA Not The Same In Every Cell Of Body: Major Genetic Differences Between Blood And Tissue Cells Revealed


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ScienceDaily (July 16, 2009) — Research by a group of Montreal scientists calls into question one of the most basic assumptions of human genetics: that when it comes to DNA, every cell in the body is essentially identical to every other cell. Their results appear in the July issue of the journal Human Mutation.
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posted on Jul, 17 2009 @ 06:40 PM
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Seems like the more we know, the less we really know:
I never studied biology beyond high school, so if someone in that discipline can clarify that this isn't just a case of university-level knowledge overexaggerated by the media I'd be very thankful.

If this is a new discovery however...DNA just got more interesting


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posted on Jul, 17 2009 @ 06:49 PM
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It confirms this study.

www.newscientist.com...



posted on Jul, 17 2009 @ 08:52 PM
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Scientists have known for a long time that Brain Cells are very different from Body Cells. Still a cool discovery though!




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