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Chromosome 2 Chromosome 2
73.8%
65
56.1
19.5
13.3
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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becoming stone

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

the origin of flatulence

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

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.

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.

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