How Do Genes Work?


Genes work by affecting how the body grows, works and looks. Every person has two copies of each gene, one inherited from each parent. Most genes are the same in all people, but a small number of genes (less than 1 percent of the total) are slightly different between people.
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Genes work in many ways a few of these are enabling cells to make proteins need for basic functions such as: dubbed housekeeping, they are active in many types of cells. Some of our genes play a role in early development of the embryo and then are never used again. There are genes that are encoded with proteins that are unique to a particular kind of cell which gives the cell its character, like brain cells and bone cells. A normal cell activates just the genes it is using at that time and actively suppresses the rest.
Your genes determine a great part of who you are, from your appearance to your personality. Genes are also responsible for all your body functions. You can find more information here:
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