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What Causes Cats To Get Stripes?

It Confirms Turing’s Hypothesis

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Cats’ fur contains a variety of patterns, including stripes, spots, and subtle transitions. For the first time, scientists have revealed how they emerge. A single gene, Dickkopf 4, controls where black fur will grow and where it will not grow long before the first hairs or follicle cells develop. This pattern’s process confirms Alan Turing’s hypothesis on




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