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Chromosome 11 Chromosome 11
1.6
91
65.8
49.1
13.6
1.6
91
65.8
49.7
49.1
33.9
13.6
5.1
3.9
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weight problem

BSX: Without this gene, the regulation of calorie uptake is disturbed, thus leading to weight problems.

pigmentation

TYR: This gene is involved in melanin synthesis, a pigment found in skin and hair.

an Olympic medal?

ACTN3: This gene codes for a protein which is important in the structure of muscles that are used during rapid and intense effort. About 18% of the population has a shorter form of the ACTN3 protein, and this difference is associated with greater physical endurance!

stiffness

LDHA: This gene codes for an enzyme involved in the production of lactate, during physical activity for instance. Lactate accumulation causes muscular pain.

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