Friday, August 19, 2011

highly recommended reading...CNCing Is Believing!

Read the short perspective in today's Science Magazine, it is by Gregory A. Wray and discusses the potential contribution of conserved non-coding [aka "junk"] DNA between species - although this appears to be a discussion regarding speciation and evolutionary biology, the concepts can also be applied to carcinogenesis - tumor cell are constantly evolving in response to a changing environment - and it appears that these elements are able to control transcriptional regulation from a long distance...something to keep in mind perhaps...see the article at

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