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Chromosome 11 Chromosome 11
1.6
91
65.8
49.7
49.1
33.9
13.6
5.1
3.9
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.

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!

our body’s timekeeper

CRY2: This gene codes for one of the proteins involved in the regulation of our biological clock.

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 certain flair

OR10A5: Group of genes involved in the perception of smell.

a taxi for oxygen

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

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