Imagine a very long text written by using only 4 letters: A, T, G and C. Three billion of these letters – spread over 23– are linked to one another to form our . This is what constitutes our , our biological identity and the genetic heritage that we pass on to our children.
BRDT : Thisis involved in making sperm. It is an ideal target for male contraception.
FMO3 : When defective, thisis involved in the release of bad body smells (rotting fish).
TRNP1: Thisis involved in brain development and the formation of grooves.
COX2: Thiscodes for a which is targeted by aspirin.
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PDE4B: Thismay be involved in the action of certain kinds of medication (antidepressants, anti-inflammatory drugs).