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DNA study: Jomon woman could tolerate fatty foods, alcohol

May 15, 2019 - General

Researchers who decoded the entire genome of a woman who lived in Hokkaido 3,800 years ago said she was well-adapted to a diet rich in fat and had a high tolerance for alcohol.

A molar of a Jomon woman was used to decode her entire genome
[Credit: National Museum of Nature and Science]The project team, including scientists from the National Museum of Nature and Science in Tokyo’s Ueno district, also said on May 13 that the woman’s…

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