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Free-energy theory borne out in large-scale protein folding
...aid. Rice's studies were carried out on monomeric lactose
repressor protein, or MLAc, a variant of the protein used by E. coli to regulate expression of the proteins that transport and metabolize lactose. MLAc contains about 360 amino acids. While scientists know proteins containing 100 or fewer amino acid...
Lactose intolerance linked to ancestral environment
...ent at the University of Chicago, compiled data on lactose
intolerance (the inability to digest dairy product...Bloom found that 61 percent of people studied were lactose
intolerant, with a range of 2 percent in Denmark and 100 percent in Zambia. They also found that lac...