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Re: lack of iodine and down's syndrome, thoughts (


' Does everyone understand what Downs is - the extra chromosome (21), that it occurs in all populations (according to some study I read) as well as chimps, mice, etc.'


Not being a geneticist by any standard, is it possible that even maladies such as Down's could be attributable to lost DNA sequencing due to an Iodine deficiency...what 'caused' the sequencing to submit the extra chromosome? Perhaps the presence/absence of Iodine had an impact on other sequencing that allowed for the 'normal' chromosome count to be present in otherwise healthy individuals? Just considering...
 

 
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