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Chromosome 5 Chromosome 5
17.4
18
17.2
77
88.8
17.4
98
18
17.2
77
88.8
72.6
Gene… Where are you?

Gene…Where are you?

DNA, like the genes it carries, forms the basis for life. There is not one living organism on this planet that doesn’t have DNA. Hence, the better we get to know DNA – and its genes in their smallest detail – the better we will understand how life is made.

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silencing proteins

DROSHA: This gene is involved in regulating the synthesis of certain proteins.

glue for our tissues

CDH6: This gene is involved in cell adhesion, which is essential in tissues.

glue for our tissues

PCDH: Group of over 60 genes involved in cell adhesion, which is essential in tissues.

on the edge of madness

GABRB2/GABRA1/GABRA6/GABRG2: Groups of genes involved in the harmful effects of absinthe consumption.

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