Day 195 (8q23.2-8q24.12): SLC30A8, closely tied to type 2 diabetes


Day 195 has 15 protein-coding genes (browser view) including SLC30A8 (Solute carrier family 30 (zinc transporter), member 8).

This gene encodes a protein involved with zinc transport, which is tied to insulin secretion. People who carry broken copies of this gene are less likely to develop type 2 diabetes.

Click here to see all 8537567 letters of Day 195 with SLC30A8 underlined.

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