MadSci Network: Genetics

Subject: Is junk DNA expressed in some cells?

Date: Tue Jan 18 04:18:05 2000
Posted by Tess Leslie
Grade level: undergrad School: No school entered.
City: Cambridge State/Province: No state entered. Country: UK
Area of science: Genetics
ID: 948190685.Ge

As all cells contain the same DNA, but are differentiated, different 
proteins must be expressed in the different types of cells. Does this have 
anything to do with the parts of DNA which are not expressed called "junk 
DNA"? If not, what do you think junk DNA is used for? Thank you!

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