Researchers uncover genetic basis for kin recognition in mice

24 septiembre 2015

It is well established that animals, including people, bias cooperation towards close relatives because it increases the odds of the genes that they share with relatives being passed to the next generation. Now the genetic basis of how mice can recognize these close relatives, even if they have never encountered them before, has been identified by researchers.
http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2015/09/150924142705.htm

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