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Other than coding for proteins, what else does DNA do?

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  1. blues
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    In addition to so called coding regions which correspond to sequences in proteins, DNA contains many non-coding regions. Many of these are involved in gene regulation. Other non-coding regions probably affect the structural organisation of DNA. The function of non-coding DNA is a poorly understood - but fascinating - subject in molecular biology.

  2. ebaxter01
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    Apart from the many interesting regulatory regions that blues correctly mentions, another thing to think about is where ribosomal and transfer RNA comes from, along with the small interfering RNA.

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