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Chromosome 11 Chromosome 11
1.6
49.7
49.1
13.6
3.9
1.6
91
65.8
49.7
49.1
33.9
13.6
5.1
3.9
From papyrus to the internet

From papyrus to the internet

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necessary forgetfulness

PPP1CA: This gene is involved in the faculty to learn but also to forget, so that our memory never overloads.

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.

a taxi for oxygen

HBB: This gene codes for hemoglobin, the protein which transports oxygen in our blood.

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