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Scientists Find Gene Responsible for Color Patterns in Mice


February 24, 2011

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Scientists at Harvard University are moving closer to answering some age-old questions. How did the leopard get its spots? How did the zebra get its stripes? The answer may be a gene called Agouti, which the Harvard team has found governs color patterns in deer mice, the most widespread mammal in North America.Full Story

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