Day 323 (18pter-18p11.22): an enzyme that makes the Ts in DNA

Day 323 has 30 protein-coding genes (browser view) including TYMS (thymidylate synthetase).

This gene encodes an enzyme that makes one of the building blocks of DNA. Damage to this enzyme can cause genome damage and cell death, making it a useful cancer drug target.

Click here to see all 8930364 letters of Day 323 with TYMS underlined.

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