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Kathryn North
Gene Testing
Kenneth Kidd
Possible Evolution of Traits
Evolutions that already occurred
The Sports Gene:
Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance

By: David Epstein

How she began working with ACTN 3
muscular dystrophy
Effect of
ACTN3
Chapter 9: We Are All Black (Sort Of)
Race and Genetic Diversity
Set out to prove humans originate from Africa
Shane Pantoja
Merrick Patton
Examples of Genes studied by Kidd
CYP2E1
HEXA
Ability to break down Tylenol
Codes for Tay Sachs disease
UGT2B17
Affects regulation of T/E ratio
Lactose Tolerance
References
Epstein, David (2013-08-01). The Sports Gene: Inside the Science of Extraordinary Athletic Performance (p. 142). Penguin Group US. Kindle Edition.
Schaffner, Stephen F., Ph.D. "Evolutionary Adaptation in the Human Lineage." Nature.com. Nature Publishing Group, 2008. Web. 05 Mar. 2014.
Nelson, Bryan. "Projecting Human Evolution: 5 Traits We Might Possess in the Future." MNN. Mother Nature Network, 2 May 2012. Web. 05 Mar. 2014.
a child being gene tested
a gene testing company
lactose intolerance
Malaria resistance
pigmentation
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