How good is our genome?

Abstract

Our genome has evolved to perpetuate itself through the maintenance of the species via an uninterrupted chain of reproductive somas. Accordingly, evolution is not concerned with diseases occurring after the soma's reproductive stage. Following Richard Dawkins, we would like to reassert that we indeed live as disposable somas, slaves of our germline genome… (More)

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@article{Weill2004HowGI, title={How good is our genome?}, author={J C Weill and Miroslav Radman}, journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences}, year={2004}, volume={359 1441}, pages={95-8} }