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Chromosome 2 Chromosome 2
73.8%
90.6%
22.7
13.3
11.9
3.1
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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palpitations

DES: This gene is involved in our heartbeat.

halt!

RTN4: This gene is involved in blocking neuron regeneration.

highway designer

SPAST: This gene is involved in neuron path development and associated with a severe form of paraplegia.

remembering to forget

PPP1CB: This gene is involved in memory and forgetfulness.

our body’s timekeeper

PER3: This gene is involved in our daily biological rhythms. Variations in this gene are linked with our vulnerability to sleep deprivation

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