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This means that before our modern human ancestors even left Africa, the first of these seagrass shoots was gently putting down roots and beginning a process of cell division and cloning that would survive through the global spread of humankind.
In 1947 aminopterin, a chemical which messes up cell division by interrupting the metabolism of folic acid, was found to produce remissions in children with acute leukaemia.
The treatment worked because mustard gas damages cells’ DNA, stopping cell division.
However, if the female mosquito has the same strain of Wolbachia, that releases the paternal chromosomes, allowing them to match up with their female counterparts and begin the process of cell division.
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