#FridayFact…Noggin the Nog?


#FridayFact…Noggin the Nog?

The protein that keeps a baby’s skull from fusing is called ‘noggin’!

Noggin, also known as NOG, is a protein that is involved in the development of many body tissues, including nerve tissue, muscles, and bones. Noggin is essential for proper bone and limb development, and it carries out many processes that are essential for proper neural development in the embryo.The protein’s name is a slang English-language word for “head”.


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