Day 102 (4q34.1-4q34.3): aspartylglucosaminidase

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Day 102 has 19 protein-coding genes (browser view) including AGA (aspartylglucosaminidase).

AGA breaks down glycoproteins in the lysosome, a part of the cell that is analagous to the stomach. Mutations in AGA cause the disease AGU, which leads to developmental delay and progressive mental decline.

Click here to see all 8646116 letters of Day 102, with AGA underlined.

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