Sonic hedgehog gene provides evidence that our limbs may have evolved from sharks’ gills

Posted by on April 19, 2016 12:32 pm
Categories: Science

Latest analysis shows that human limbs share a genetic programme with the gills of cartilaginous fishes such as sharks and skates, providing evidence to support a century-old theory on the origin of limbs that had been widely discounted.

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