The 20,500 Protein-Encoding Genome We Call Our Own

Earlier this week, news of a new paper about the number of protein-encoding genes surfaced on Sandwalk and Henry. The paper's title is straightforward, "Distinguishing protein-coding and noncoding genes in the human genome" but the concepts behind it may not be. As mentioned in Sandwalk, the initial estimates of the number of genes in the... Continue Reading →

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