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27212.  Mon Oct 17, 2005 7:39 pm Reply with quote

brackett wrote:

How might a dalmation help you out for you are being tested for drugs?


Urine. Dalmations and humans are the only two mammals that produce uric acid. And are therefore so similar it would be very hard to tell them apart.

Other animals that include uric acid include birds, snakes, lizards and snakes.

Dingo's Kidneys.
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Most mammals have an enzyme uricase for breaking uric acid down into a soluble product. However, during the evolution of great apes and humans, the gene encoding uricase became inactive. A predisposition to gout is our legacy.

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If Dalmations produced uric acid then all dogs would


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