Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome

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For decades after identifying the structure of DNA, scientists focused only on genes, the regions of the genome that contain codes for the production of proteins. Other regions that make up 98% of the human genome were dismissed as “junk,” sequences that serve no purpose. Yet recently researchers have discovered variations and modulations in this junk DNA that underwrite a number of intractable diseases. This knowledge has led to innovative research and treatment… (more)


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Publisher: Columbia University Press (March 10, 2015)

Format: EPUB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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