Gene for arsenic tolerance has been discovered
A new study from Uppsala University and Karolinska Institutet shows that some indigenous groups in the Andes, northern Argentina, has increased their resistance to arsenic. Researchers have also found the gene that underlie the altered metabolism that protects against arsenic. Mattias Jakobsson at SciLifeLab and Uppsala University is one of the researchers behind this study.
Read the full press release at Karolinska Institutet
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