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The human immune system may limit future evolution

 
  July, 5 2002 0:59
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The human immune system may limit future evolution

Scientists from Imperial College London have suggested why the human genome may possess far fewer genes than previously estimated before the human genome project was begun. The limited number of functional genes in the human genome may be a result of the presence of a more advanced immune system.

Contact:
Tony Stephenson
at.stephenson@ic.ac.uk
44-207-594-6712
Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine


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