Tiliqua rugosa, sleepy lizard, on reddish soil in western Australia
Researchers Probe Genetics Behind a Lizard’s Odd Immune System
Deletions in the sleepy lizard genome leave it without an important type of T cells found in most other vertebrates.
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Researchers Probe Genetics Behind a Lizard’s Odd Immune System
Researchers Probe Genetics Behind a Lizard’s Odd Immune System

Deletions in the sleepy lizard genome leave it without an important type of T cells found in most other vertebrates.

Deletions in the sleepy lizard genome leave it without an important type of T cells found in most other vertebrates.

ABOVE: © ISTOCK.COM, nordseegold

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