Sunday, June 22, 2008
Man the Microcosmos, Part II
Did you know that humans have about 2500 transcription-factor genes, which construct the roughly 100,000 different kinds of protein that exist in our bodies, or that the number of different possible settings of those genes, if they were simple on-off switches, is 10750, compared to the 1080 particles in the known universe? (Source: Reinventing the Sacred, Stuart A. Kaufman.)
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