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Chromosome 4 Chromosome 4
37
52
49.7
52.7
17.5
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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detox…

ADH: This gene is essential for alcohol detoxication.

the tips of our fingers

SMARCAD1: This gene is involved in the formation of the epidermal ridges on our fingers. When it is defective, people are born without fingerprints (immigration delay disease), which can create problems at customs…

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.

deserted…

This region carries no genes

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