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UAB researchers discover that the separation of 2 or more proteins due to genetic mutations causes them to malfunction.
The mice obtained by researchers at UAB, in addition to being the first of their species cloned in Spain, are the first animals to survive at birth and develop correctly.
A research on the bone health of one of the oldest persons in the world, who recently died at the age of 114, reveals that there were no genetic modifications which could have contributed to this longevity. The research team, directed by Universitat AutÃ²noma de Barcelona professor Adolfo DÃez PÃ©rez, pointed out a healthy lifestyle, a Mediterranean diet, a temperate climate and regular physical activity as the reasons for his excellent health.
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