Day 156 (7q21.2-7q22.1): paraoxonases, genes with a big effect on disease risk

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Day 156 has 101 protein-coding genes (browser view) including the three paraoxonase genes.

Paraoxonases are enzymes that are important because they break down many drugs and toxins. A common mutation in PON1, Q192R, has been shown to influence the risk of heart disease and cancers.

Click here to see all 8386630 letters of Day 156 with the Q192R PON1 SNP flashing.

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