C22orf45 (Chromosome 22 open reading frame 45)
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Human Uniqueness Compared to "Great Apes":
C22orf45 evolved from ancestrally noncoding DNA, which has been verified by the presence of disabling sequences in chimp, gorilla, gibbon, macaque, and mouse. The function and evolutionary significance of C22orf45 is unknown.
Recent de novo origin of human protein-coding genes., , Genome Res, 2009 Oct, Volume 19, Issue 10, p.1752-9, (2009)