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Chromosome 1 Chromosome 1
0
99.3
37
65
9.7
7
0
99.3
37
82.7
68.6
10.8
82
63.8
75
65
64
60
27
15
9.7
7
The human genome odyssey

The human genome odyssey

Imagine a very long text written by using only 4 letters: A, T, G and C. Three billion of these letters – spread over 23 chromosomes – are linked to one another to form our genome. This is what constitutes our DNA, our biological identity and the genetic heritage that we pass on to our children.

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a sixth sense?

VN1R5: This gene codes for a pheromone receptor.

contraception

BRDT : This gene is involved in making sperm. It is an ideal target for male contraception.

taxi for fat

ApoAII: This gene is involved in the transport of fats in our blood.

the effects of cannabis

CNR2: This gene codes for a receptor which binds to one of the components of cannabis.

sweet

TAR1S1/ TAR1S2/ TAR1S3: Groups of genes involved in the perception of sweet and umami tastes.

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