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Mountain high: Genetic adaptation for high altitudes identified

August 15, 2013

Machu Picchu Research led by scientists at the University of California, San Diego, has decoded the genetic basis of chronic mountain sickness (CMS), or Monge's disease. Their study provides important information that validates the genetic basis of adaptation to high altitudes, and provides potential targets for CMS treatment. Full Story

University of California, San Diego

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