The human body is made up of hundreds of thousands of differentthat all have a specific role. Some are involved in blood clotting or oxygen transport, while others amplify sound in our inner ear or transmit nerve signals. produce energy, cut, glue, carry, transmit… And they interact with each other. How can a scientist find out what a does?
TMPRSS2: Thiscodes for a that cleaves involved in prostate physiological . Facilitates human coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 infections via the proteolytic cleavage of ACE2 and coronavirus spike .
SUPYN: this(also called ERVH48-1) is derived from a that became embedded in our millions of years ago. The corresponding may play a role in the fusion of the embryo with placenta and might help the placenta protect embryos from viral infection.
TMPRSS3: Thisis essential for the survival of ciliated in the inner ear. When defective, it is associated with congenital deafness.
KRTAP10: Group ofinvolved in the texture of our hair.
CSTB: Thismay be involved in epilepsy.