|Prof KN Owalot|
The work was carried out by Professor K.N. Owalot and funded by the U.N. Welcome Trust (Genome programme). Referring to the research which is published in the Journal of Advanced Nursing Professor Owalot said: 'This is a genuine breakthrough. For decades we have been wasting money on nursing programmes - even up to degree level - and interviews. This discovery means that we can simply select on the basis of a saliva sample.'
About the discovery, Professor Owalot explained that only two codons make up this gene and these codons are entirely composed of the base cytosine. Codons are made up of three bases so this gene is composed of: CCC CCC. 'We're calling this the 6Cs gene' says Professor Owalot.
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