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    Illinois animal biology professor Christina Cheng led a study that traced the evolution of a gene for an antifreeze protein in an Antarctic fish from the gene for a protein with an entirely different function.

    Illinois animal biology professor Christina Cheng led a study that traced the evolution of a gene for an antifreeze protein in an Antarctic fish from the gene for a protein with an entirely different function.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Illinois animal biology professor Christina Cheng led a study that traced the evolution of a gene for an antifreeze protein in an Antarctic fish from the gene for a protein with an entirely different function.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      The researchers traced the evolution of a gene in the Antarctic eelpout (Lycodichthys dearborni) that enables it to survive in the icy waters of the Southern Ocean.

      Photo by Christina Cheng

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