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Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome - Nessa Carey
Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome
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From the author of the acclaimed The Epigenetics Revolution ('A book that would have had Darwin swooning' - Guardian) comes another thrilling exploration of the cutting edge of human science. For decades after the structure of DNA was identified, scientists focused purely on genes, the regions of... show more
From the author of the acclaimed The Epigenetics Revolution ('A book that would have had Darwin swooning' - Guardian) comes another thrilling exploration of the cutting edge of human science. For decades after the structure of DNA was identified, scientists focused purely on genes, the regions of the genome that contain codes for the production of proteins. Other regions -
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781848319158
Publisher: Icon Books
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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4.0 Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome
Junk DNA: A Journey Through the Dark Matter of the Genome discusses the uses and functions of the 98% of DNA that doesn't code for a specific protein (i.e. "Junk DNA"). The topics covered in this book include retrogenes, DNA/RNA repeats, protein sequences, non-protein coding RNAs, telomeres, enhan...
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