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3 Genes That Give People Superpowers

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Published on May 22, 2017

There are genetic mutations in the population today that can grant people some seemingly superhuman abilities.
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Sources:
MSTN - stronger muscles
https://blogs.scientificamerican.com/...
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/...
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/MSTN#nor...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NB...
http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?scrip...
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/store/...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...

ACTN3 - fast-twitch muscles
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/gene/89
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2...
http://journals.plos.org/plosone/arti...
https://www.wired.com/2008/11/the-act...
http://muscle.ucsd.edu/musintro/fiber...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/arti...
http://jap.physiology.org/content/116...

LRP5 - stronger bones
https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/gene/LRP5#con...
http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/...
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/...
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/...
http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10...
https://www.snpedia.com/index.php/Rs1...
http://www.jbc.org/content/281/50/38276
http://oregonstate.edu/dept/biochem/h... http://journals.plos.org/plosone/arti...
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