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Chromosome 14 Chromosome 14
98.9
89
84.6
68.5
60.9
51.1
29.1
98.9
89
84.6
68.5
60.9
51.1
29.1
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defence

IGHG1: One of the genes that codes for antibodies – an essential part of our immune system.

silencing proteins

DICER1: This gene is involved in regulating the synthesis of certain proteins.

calcium-sensitive

CALM1: This gene encodes calmodulin, which perceives changes of calcium concentration and transmits the information to other proteins.

5% hereditary

PDEN1: This gene is associated with Alzheimers disease.

Churchill

CHURC1: This gene codes for the Churchill protein. It was named after the famous victory V sign made popular by the statesman, which is similar to the shape of the protein. CHURC1 is involved in neuron development.

pickle

CN1H: This gene codes for the cornichon protein which binds to the Gurken protein – Gurken meaning gherkin in German.

turn it down

COCH: This gene is associated with congenital deafness.

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