Human Genome Not So Tidy After All, ENCODE Project Suggests | GenomeWeb

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) — The human genome may not be a “tidy collection of independent genes,“ but rather “a network in which genes, regulatory elements and other types of DNA sequences interact in complex, overlapping ways,” according to National Human Genome Research Institute, which today announced the publication of results from its ENCODE Project in the June issue of Nature, and 28 companion papers in Genome Research.
 

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