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Chromosome 2 Chromosome 2
73.8%
90.6%
68.7
65
19.5
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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palpitations

DES: This gene is involved in our heartbeat.

painless

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

becoming stone

ACVR1: This gene is associated with the Stone Man Syndrome.

calcium sensitive

CALM2: This gene codes for the calmodulin protein which senses changes in calcium concentration and transmits the information to other proteins. CALM2 is involved in the embryonic development of craniofacial structures.

remembering to forget

PPP1CB: This gene is involved in memory and forgetfulness.

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