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Chromosome 10 Chromosome 10
71.2
99.8
87.7
87.3
83.2
65.2
53.4
11
0.2
71.2
99.8
87.7
87.3
83.2
65.2
53.4
11
0.2
Gene… Ethics

Gene…Ethics

Emily has been depressed for months now. Her doctor has prescribed medication, but it is not helping her. So he has suggested she does a DNA test. Why? To find a treatment more adapted to her body.

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molecular degradation

CYP2E1: This gene plays an important role in alcohol degradation and the detoxication of substances such as paracetamol.

headache?

KCNK18: This gene could be involved in migraine.

hibernation

PNLIP: This gene codes for a protein which is involved in the digestion of fats, and plays an important role in animals that hibernate.

noonan

SHOC2: This gene is associated with Noonan syndrome, whose symptoms are developmental delays and hair loss.

our body’s timekeeper

OPN4: This gene is involved in synchronizing our biological rhythms with the alternation of day and night.

little holes

PRF1: This genes codes for perforin, a protein which is able to make holes in cell membranes, thus playing an important role in the destruction of defective cells.

defence

DCLRE1C: This gene codes for the artemis protein which is involved in antibody production.

spotless cells

PITRM1: This gene codes for a protein involved in cleaning cells.

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