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Genetic curiosities

What is the human genome?

The human genome is our genetic information taken as a whole. They are the 3.2 billion "letters" that make up our DNA. From the 22,000 genes

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The types of RNA

Both RNA and DNA are part of the group of nucleic acids. Nucleic acids are polymers (substances made up of large molecules) formed

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Biological aging

Biological aging is determined by telomeres. Telomere length varies based on age, genetics (influence of 20%)

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Haplogroups. The mark of a great journey.

Haplogroups are an important section within the ancestry report, to get an idea of what they are, we can imagine them as the branches of the Homo sapiens family tree, so that each haplogroup includes people with similar genetic profiles who share a common ancestor.

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What are SNPs?

These point variations are changes in a nucleotide (one of the four types that make up DNA: A, T, C and G). These variations in a single nucleotide are what we call SNPs (Single Nucleotide Polymorphism) or polymorphisms.

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