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Chromosome 5 Chromosome 5
17.4
98
18
88.8
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.

silencing proteins

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

on the edge of madness

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

defence

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

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