noncoding DNA

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Synonyms for noncoding DNA

sequence of a eukaryotic gene's DNA that is not translated into a protein

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Hepatitis C virus genotyping based on 5' noncoding sequence analysis (Trugene).
To narrow down which noncoding parts probably contain important variants, Yale computational biologist Ekta Khurana and her colleagues examined DNA from 1,092 volunteers in the 1,000 Genomes Project, an effort to uncover human genetic variation.
Now, a new study offers an unexpected insight: The large majority of noncoding DNA, which is abundant in many living things, may not actually be needed for complex life, according to research set to appear in the journal Nature.
Epigenetic changes also are brought about by histone modifications, as well as by the role that noncoding RNA (ncRNA) plays.
Teachers desiring a better understanding of noncoding RNA molecules (ncRNA) will appreciate their lengthy discussion in Chapter 10, "The Message is Not the Medium.
Last year, researchers uncovered repeated "hexanucleotide" instructions in the noncoding portion of the C9orf72 gene.
In anticipation of regulatory scrutiny, it will be important for scientists to gather experimental information determining to what degree transgenic elements move across the graft junction in different plant species and different types of coding and noncoding genetic constructs.
This can also integrate the HERV RNA complementary DNA into the noncoding region of eukaryotic non coding DNA using HERV integrase [19].
These are the stress-reducing and behavioral techniques that are being found to play a major role in the silencing or overexpression of noncoding RNAs, which can contribute to or detract from the recovery process.
Noncoding AS3MT polymorphisms affected gene expression of AS3MT in peripheral blood, suggesting that AS3MT polymorphisms may alter levels of gene expression.
A mutation was found in a noncoding RNA gene that the authors predicted would confer resistance to the antibiotic clindamycin, a lincosamide drug commonly administered in combination with quinine to treat pregnant women and infants for malaria in Peru.
In addition, genetic testing, screening, approaches to therapy, personalized medicine, and disease models are combined in one section, and coverage of cell biology, including stem cells and cell therapy, gene function and structure, comparative genomics, model organisms, noncoding RNAs and their functions, and epigenetics has been expanded, along with more detail on the major animal models used in genetic studies.
Genes contain both coding DNA (exons) and noncoding DNA (introns).
8,33) Genomic control methods using a panel of noncoding SNPs without any known association to the study phenotype can detect and adjust for differences in ancestry, although relatively few of the TNF-[alpha] pharmacogenetic studies have considered the effects of population stratification.
It is becoming clear that noncoding variants in both ADH and ALDH genes also may influence alcohol metabolism and, consequently, alcoholism risk; the specific nature and effects of these variants still need further study.