The Human Genome: RNA Machine Contrary to current dogma, most of the genome may be functional. John S. Mattick Related Articles 1 The idea of "junk DNA" is also based on the assumption that most genetic information is transacted via proteins, an assumption that dates back half a century to a time when the pioneers of molecular biology were studying bacteria, wherein most genes do indeed encode proteins. By contrast, protein coding sequences occupy only ~1.
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