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    Influence of the Environment on Body Plans of Organisms

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    How does the environment influence the body plans of organisms? In this case, how does the environment influence genetic or protein expression and function in the human body?

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    Firstly, I presume "body plans" refers to the genetic or protein expression of certain traits. This would mean that you're looking for environmental influences on genetic or protein expression and function.

    The best example I can give you is in the human body. Various toxins from the environment during development of the organism, in this case, the human fetus, can affect the ...

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