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Chromosome 8 Chromosome 8
18.7
28.7
37.9
21.5
58.8
49.8
4. 7
4.2
18.7
28.7
37.9
21.5
58.8
49.8
4. 7
4.2
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liquid blood

PLAT: This gene is involved in dissolving blood clots.

cellular abundance

ORP1: This gene is involved in cell proliferation and is associated with retinal cancer.

on art and psychosis

NRG1: People with variation in this gene could have a predisposition for creativeness but may also be subject to a certain form of psychosis.

new bones

CA1: This gene is involved in bone regeneration and is associated with osteoporosis.

ouch!

TRPA1: This gene is involved in the perception of cold, pain and irritations that are due to certain pigments or tear gas.

defence

DEFA1/DEFA3: Group of genes involved in anti-microbial defence.

grey matter

MCPH1: This gene is involved in regulating the size of our brain.

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