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Why do cod have a strange immune system?
« on: 16/08/2011 13:01:57 »
The Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, has had its genome sequenced for the first time, revealing that it has a unique immune system.  This finding, published in Nature this week, challenges the current assumptions about the evolution of the vertebrate immune system, and may have implications for the farming of fish.

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Why do cod have a strange immune system?
« Reply #1 on: 16/08/2011 23:51:46 »
Is it because of all the cod liver oil capsules their mum makes them take?
 

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