The story of life
10 to 100 million species live on our planet. Every single species – from, insects and birds, to plants and humans – has a common ancestor. According to Charles Darwin and his theory of , which was published in ‘On the Origin of Species’ in 1859, species evolve thanks to natural selection. The theory explains the basis of kinship between all species. Although it remained controversial for a long time, it has now been largely accepted.
RPLP0: Thiscodes for a which is part of the and is therefore involved in making .
PAH: Thisis associated with phenylketonuria, a rare genetic disease that prevents phenylalanine . Babies are tested at birth because excess phenylalanine in the blood can cause mental retardation.
an inbuilt timekeeper
CRY1: Thisis involved in our daily biological rhythms.
ACCN2: Thisis involved in nerve impulses. Turning fright on and off?
TAS2R43: Thiscodes for a which is involved in the perception of bitter components in the lung.