Can our own DNA cause of fatal inflammation?

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Offline thedoc

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Can our own DNA cause of fatal inflammation?
« on: 30/04/2012 08:12:11 »
DNA released by damaged heart cells triggers inflammation and cardiac failure, new reseach has shown.

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Re: Can our own DNA cause of fatal inflammation?
« Reply #1 on: 04/05/2012 11:26:29 »
The research shows that mitochondrial DNA looks like bacterial DNA to our immune system causing a reaction. I wonder if our immune system has a reaction to mitochondrial DNA from the meat we eat.

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Re: Can our own DNA cause of fatal inflammation?
« Reply #2 on: 07/05/2012 06:27:22 »
Don't think so grizelda. DNA in our food gets digested and reduced to building blocks that are used to synthesize our own DNA in new cells.
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