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How do different metabolisms evolve? The ability to use sugar as food varies strongly even between closely related species. Using fruit flies, researchers identified the genetic basis of this variation. This recent study opens up interesting questions related to human populations as well!
Fruit flies shed light on the evolution of metabolism | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

The ability to use sugar as food varies strongly between closely related species. Researchers have identified the genetic basis of the variation.