noncoding DNA


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Noun1.noncoding DNA - sequence of a eukaryotic gene's DNA that is not translated into a protein
deoxyribonucleic acid, desoxyribonucleic acid, DNA - (biochemistry) a long linear polymer found in the nucleus of a cell and formed from nucleotides and shaped like a double helix; associated with the transmission of genetic information; "DNA is the king of molecules"
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These include virus manipulation, genome editing, noncoding DNA, and epigenetics.
Further efforts are needed to investigate the potential mechanisms of SCZ, such as noncoding DNA, CNS-specific somatic variations, and different profiles of CNVs and epigenetics.
On the other end of the DNA privacy spectrum is the emergence of whole-genome sequencing; these data sets contain both protein coding and noncoding DNA, including STR regions.
The rVistaand Web Weedertool combines sequence comparisons TFBS predictions and cluster analysis to identify junk and noncoding DNA regions that are conserved evolutionarily.
Another piece of noncoding DNA regulates the enzyme responsible for lactose tolerance, the ability to digest milk.
Rare disease-causing mutations, such as those that spark cancer, may also fall in that vast, mysterious territory known as noncoding DNA.
However, recently, because this paradox is caused by interspecies differences in the amount of noncoding DNA, and C values are not simply correlated to the number of functional genes, it has been recommended that this phenomenon be termed the C value enigma (Gregory 2001).
Genes are made up of 'exons' and 'introns' - the former being the sequences that code for protein and are expressed, and the latter being stretches of noncoding DNA in-between.
The rest consists of a genetic material known as noncoding DNA, and scientists have spent years puzzling over why this material exists in such voluminous quantities.
The remainder was earlier mostly considered as "junk DNA" or noncoding DNA because its function was largely unknown (Collins, 2011, p.
The noncoding DNA is lengthened by integrating HERV RNA complementary DNA with the integration going on as a continuing event.
Some of this noncoding DNA is regulatory in nature, directing the cell