News tagged with polymorphism

Looking different 'helps animals to survive'

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the animal kingdom, everything is not as it seems. Individuals of the same species can look very different from each other - what biologists term 'polymorphism.'

Jul 23, 2009
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Gene linked to increasingly common type of blood cancer

California and Arizona researchers have identified a gene variant that carries nearly twice the risk of developing an increasingly common type of blood cancer, according to a study published online today by the science journal ...

Jul 20, 2009
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