DNA mostly ‘junk?’ Only 8.2 percent of human DNA is ‘functional’, study finds

24 julio 2014

Only 8.2 percent of human DNA is likely to be doing something important — is ‘functional’ — say researchers. This figure is very different from one given in 2012, when some scientists involved in the ENCODE (Encyclopedia of DNA Elements) project stated that 80% of our genome has some biochemical function.
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