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Noncoding DNA

Noncoding DNA is a DNA sequence that does not encode ('code for') a protein. These sequences may play a role in gene regulation or may be structural within the chromosome.

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Genome-editing tool offers hope for intractable genetic diseases 2 September 2019 News
Non-coding DNA determines genitals in mice 18 June 2018 News
Non-gene mutations found for rare developmental disorders 26 March 2018 News
Silencing 'junk' gene THOR could slow tumour growth 18 December 2017 News
75 percent of human genome is junk DNA 24 July 2017 News
Forty new genes linked to intelligence in humans 30 May 2017 News
18 new genes linked to autism 13 March 2017 News

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