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Chromosome 4 Chromosome 4
37
71.1
29.5
52.7
24
37
71.1
52
49.7
1.6
29.5
52.7
24
20.3
17.5
0.2
Gene, tell me who you are and I’ll tell you where you’re from

Gene, tell me who you are and I’ll tell you where you’re from

To understand how the processes of egg laying and lactation began, scientists have to choose genes that are essential to both.

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deserted…

This region carries no genes

our body’s timekeeper

CLOCK: This gene codes for the clock protein which is involved in regulation of our biological rhythms.

chromosome scaffolding

H2AFZ: This is one of the numerous genes that code for histone proteins. The characteristic architecture of a chromosome is due to the way DNA is wound around histones.

on the edge of madness

GABRA1/GABRA2/GABRA4: Groups of genes involved in the harmful effects of absinthe consumption.

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