WTF Fun Fact – Pikachurin

In 2008, The Department of Developmental Biology at the Osaka Bioscience institute in Japan, discovered a new retinal protein and named it “Pikachurin.” – WTF Fun Facts

Source: https://blogs.unimelb.edu.au/sciencecommunication/2014/09/22/pikachurin-i-choose-you/

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  1. Better than that time they named one Sonic Hedgehog protein, and doctors ended up stuck telling parents their child was incompatible with life because “Sonic Hedgehog mutated!”

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