Thursday, September 20, 2012

About 84% of human genes are active in the brain, a finding that may help explain its complexities and diseases, according to the most extensive DNA map analysis of the organ to date

In mapping the ways the genes link to the brain’s structures, researchers found that the vast majority of the 20,000 genes in the human genome play a role in the organ’s function and architecture. That’s more than in any other organ in the body.

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Anonymous said...

Humans show big DNA differences