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One person can have two DNA profiles - Chimerism

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It's a rare condition called chimerism, with only 30 documented cases worldwide. In Greek mythology, "chimera" means a monster: part goat, part lion, part snake.

In human biology, a chimera is an organism with at least two genetically distinct types of cells -- or, in other words, someone meant to be a twin. But while in the mother's w..b, two fertilized eggs fuse, becoming one fetus that carries two distinct genetic codes -- two separate strands of DNA.

The twin is invisible, but for chimeras the twin lives microscopically inside the body as DNA.

The condition was discovered in the US when a mother was found to have DNA which was completely distinct from that of her children resulting in her nearly losing them.

April fool?

Nope it its true Abs.

Going over to the pub?  8)-)))


--- Quote from: Andrea on April 01, 2012, 10:48:12 PM ---Nope it its true Abs.

Going over to the pub?  8)-)))

--- End quote ---

Yes, come on, Abs. We've got that cherry stuff you like!

Ooooh, sorry, went to watch a movie.  8)><(


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