Chromosome 3 represents approximately 6.5% of the total DNA in cells.
|Summary:||Gene examples of chromosome 3:|
|The product of the gene BTD is the enzyme Biotinidase. This enzyme allows the body to use and to recycle vitamin B (biotin). .||POPDC2: This gene belongs to the POP gene family and is predominantly expressed in skeletal and cardiac muscle. The POP genes are believed to have an important role in the embryonic and fetal development of these tissues.|