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A new study shows how house mice found unexpected ways to evolve resistance to a common poison and thrive, despite humanity's best efforts to keep them at bay. Rice University researchers analyzed a genetic mutation that has given ordinary European house mice this extraordinary ability. The gene in question, known as vkorc1, is present in all mammals and manages vitamin K. They found that a mutation to vkorc1 makes mice resistant to warfarin, an anticoagulant used as a blood thinner...
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