An Introduction to Genetic Mutations

Recent research published in the journal Science revealed that Crohn’s disease patients with certain gene mutations may not benefit from normally helpful bacteria in their guts.

The new insights may alter how clinical trials are performed and lead to more effective probiotic treatments for patients with Crohn’s disease.

In this khanacademymedicine video, learn more about what mutations are, and how they affect cells.

Read the full article on how “Gene Mutations Can Stop Good Gut Bacteria from Easing Crohn’s Disease” here.

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