Gene Carnival

Posted on November 18, 2007  Comments (1)

From Scienceroll’s carnival post – Gene Genie #19: Geneticalization

Matt Mealiffe at DNA and You talks about several genes linked to eye color.

Larry Moran, our favourite professor and author of Sandwalk, has a post about diversity and the major histocompatibility (MHC) loci.

PZ Myers at Pharyngula says mutations in the CFTR gene cause Cystic Fibrosis.

T. Ryan Gregory at Genomicron asks a strange question: Are you a cat genome person or a dog genome person?

One Response to “Gene Carnival”

  1. Curious Cat Science Blog » Common Cold Alters the Activity of Genes
    October 27th, 2008 @ 8:55 am

    “the ubiquitous virus alters the activity of genes in the body, which then results in the misery that afflicts most people every year or so… Human rhinovirus (HRV) causes some 30 percent to 50 percent of common colds and can also worsen more serious conditions, such as asthma.”

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