This Week in Nature

Researchers from Yale and Stanford argue the merits of recent work being done to annotate the non-coding regions of the human genome in Nature Reviews Genetics this week. Most of the genome consists of non-protein-coding DNA, the authors write, but recent progress has been made in annotating these regions through genome function experiments and comparative sequence analysis.

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