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Chromosome 5 Chromosome 5
17.4
98
17.2
77
72.6
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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remembering to forget

RGS14: This gene is involved in memory and forgetfulness. The act of forgetting helps to keep our memory unburdened.

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.

defence

IL3: This gene is involved in the production of white blood cells.

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