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Author Topic:   genes, proteins and self-organisation
Dr Adequate
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06-24-2009 11:01 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by semilanceata
06-24-2009 1:44 PM

I have some questions and would appreciate any non-complex replies (or at least not too complex!). First off: I understand that the majority of genes code for proteins. What do *most* of the non-protein coding genes code for?

I guess technically they don't code for anything, and indeed on that basis many people would say that they're not genes.

I think what you mean is: what function, if any, does non-coding DNA have? Am I right?

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