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Chromosome 2 Chromosome 2
73.8%
95.4 %
68.7
56.1
11.9
73.8%
39.7
98.3%
96.6%
95.4 %
90.6%
78.5
68.7
65
56.1
56.2
33.1
22.7
19.5
13.3
13.05
11.9
3.1
The colossus of proteins

The colossus of proteins

Our proteins come in very different sizes. Chromosome 2 carries the gene which codes for the largest protein, known as titin.

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on a whim

HTR2B: This gene is associated with impulsive behaviour.

painless

SCN9A: This gene is involved in the perception of pain.

the origin of flatulence

LCT: This gene codes for a protein that digests lactose.

remembering to forget

PPP1CB: This gene is involved in memory and forgetfulness.

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