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Indians share milk-digesting trait with Europeans

9 September 2011

HYDERABAD:

A new study has revealed that Indians, Europeans and people from West Asia share a common genetic mutation that allows them to digest milk.

The study was carried out by scientists from the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB) in collaboration with researchers from nine other institutions, including Cambridge University, University of Tartu, Harvard Medical School, Genome Foundation, Hyderabad and Chettinad Academy of Research & Education, Chennai. It was published online in the Oxford University Press journal Molecular Biology and Evolution….

Source: http://www.thehindu.com/health/diet-and-nutrition/article2436885.ece

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Written by csirindia

September 11, 2011 at 7:39 am

Posted in CCMB

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