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Chromosome 22 Chromosome 22
100
77
99.6
82.9
81.4
70.2
49.9
39.4
100
77
99.6
82.9
81.4
70.2
49.9
39.4
My genome, your genome, their genome… and then what?

My genome, your genome, their genome… and then what?

The human genome was sequenced in 2000. The news broke as though we had just unravelled the mystery of human life. Yet, we still know very little.

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antiviral

APOBEC3G: Gene involved in antiviral defense.

autism

SHANK3: This gene is associated with autism.

molecular degradation

CYP2D6: This gene is involved in neutralising toxic products and certain drugs.

epilepsy

TEF: This gene may be involved in epilepsy. The gene was discovered by the cleaning staff while vacuuming the animal care facilities at the University of Geneva!

a taxi for oxygen

MB: This gene is involved in oxygen transport in our muscles.

seeing more clearly

CRYBA4/CRYBB2: These genes are involved in the lens structure of our eyes.

creator of networks

RTN4R: This gene hinders neuronal growth and helps them to branch out.

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