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I heard a mutant gene caused diarrhea. Is that from frankenfoods?
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Nah
Some diarrheal illnesses related to abnormal genes, e.
g. Celiac sprue, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis. Most are not; they are not caused by frankenfoods. Some bacteria, like c. Difficile, can have a mutant gene that makes it more dangerous, by making more and more dangerous toxin (also not from frankenfoods). Antibiotics in the food chain can make more drug resistant germs that cause diarr.

In brief: Nah
Some diarrheal illnesses related to abnormal genes, e.
g. Celiac sprue, crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis. Most are not; they are not caused by frankenfoods. Some bacteria, like c. Difficile, can have a mutant gene that makes it more dangerous, by making more and more dangerous toxin (also not from frankenfoods). Antibiotics in the food chain can make more drug resistant germs that cause diarr.
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