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Strange, there are 4 families in the world with no fingerprints

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So far there are 4 families known to have no fingerprints. This is due to a rare genetic disorder Adermatogylphia that causes a person to have no fingerprints.

After sequencing the DNA of one of only four known families in the world to have a rare medical condition called adermatoglyphia, which leaves them without fingerprints, Eli Sprecher and his colleagues at the Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center identified the genetic mutation that causes the condition.

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