Contact: Nuria Noriega
Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncologicas (CNIO)
Caption: Unlike the two protein coding genes shown (top, middle), the gene ACO074091.13 (below) is predicted to produce no protein and is likely to be removed along with an additional 1,700 genes that are currently in the human genome annotation.
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