List of chromosomes » Chromosome 2
Chromosome 2 Chromosome 2
73.8%
65
56.2
19.5
13.05
11.9
73.8%
39.7
98.3%
96.6%
95.4 %
90.6%
78.5
68.7
65
56.1
56.2
33.1
22.7
19.5
13.3
13.05
11.9
3.1
The colossus of proteins

The colossus of proteins

Our proteins come in very different sizes. Chromosome 2 carries the gene which codes for the largest protein, known as titin.

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becoming stone

ACVR1: This gene is associated with the Stone Man Syndrome.

the origin of flatulence

MCM6: This gene is involved in lactose intolerance. It has an influence on lactase expression during our lifetime.

calcium sensitive

CALM2: This gene codes for the calmodulin protein which senses changes in calcium concentration and transmits the information to other proteins. CALM2 is involved in the embryonic development of craniofacial structures.

boy or girl?

SRD5A2: This gene is involved in sexual differentiation.

remembering to forget

PPP1CB: This gene is involved in memory and forgetfulness.

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