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Monday, August 23, 2004

Adonis McStay-Fit 

Mayo Clinic researchers have found that when mice have a mutation in the immune gene TLR-4, they are naturally svelte their whole lives, and don't have age-related bone thinning. Sounds good to me, but I wonder what effect this has on their immune function? They don't seem to have any deficits, but one hopes there's some reason we have a gene that makes us less fit!

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