Turtle genome may help human heart and stroke patients

04/4/2013 | ScienceDaily

Scientists have unraveled the western painted turtle genome, marking the first ever turtle genome sequenced and only the second one for a reptile. The information may one day help human stroke and heart attack patients because the turtles have an uncanny ability to survive for extended periods of time without oxygen with no detrimental effects.

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