PX-41 – Potential Biological Mechanisms and Contents

Will Foldys


This paper looks at the potential biological mechanisms in which the PX-41 serum from the film Despicable Me 2, would be able to physically and behaviourally alter the minions. Epigenetics, hormones and disease are all looked at in the context of changes such as sudden growth, change in colour and extreme hunger. Although these mechanisms make sense as a plausible explanation there is still much doubt into the contents of the Serum, and the science used by PX-labs, its creator, is fortunately still largely a mystery.


Films; Biology; Physiology; Cellular Biology; Epigenetics; Despicable Me 2; Minions

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