Lindsay (lindsay) wrote,

I've decided that geneticists have strange senses of humor. I think it has something to do with some strange fumes that circulate in their labs, but they come up with the weirdest names for genes. Back in Genetics 371 we learned about a gene called chp--yeah and it stood for cheap date (its the gene that regulates alcohol tolerance in flies). And now in reading about aging for my seminar class I came across a gene called Indy which stands for 'I'm not dead yet.' Maybe it's just me, but I find this rather amusing....

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