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(Science Daily)   Gene's junk exposed, cut   (sciencedaily.com) divider line 22
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2013-01-07 12:25:06 PM  
So Gene finally got a vasectomy?
 
2013-01-07 12:32:14 PM  
Where else are the aliens going to code the 7 gods of truth?
 
2013-01-07 12:33:57 PM  
I read that as genie. Was disappointed to learn of my error.
 
2013-01-07 12:34:16 PM  

cgraves67: So Gene finally got a vasectomy?


Or had some moil toil.

/snip
 
2013-01-07 12:35:19 PM  
Damn it Gene , i told you to stop juggling chainsaws in that speedo.
 
2013-01-07 12:40:13 PM  
Shannon Tweed unavailable for comment?
 
2013-01-07 01:03:40 PM  

abhorrent1: I read that as genie. Was disappointed to learn of my error.


I...did too. I came in expecting an epic I Dream of Jeanie thread. *sniffle*
 
2013-01-07 01:11:14 PM  
Thank you, Dr. Wang, for that enlightening information.
 
2013-01-07 01:14:38 PM  
No longer a dancing machine?
 
2013-01-07 01:22:22 PM  
s13.postimage.org
 
2013-01-07 01:25:36 PM  
So, Gene's jewish?
 
2013-01-07 01:29:05 PM  
Talking 'bout Monroe and walkin' on Snow White...'

3.bp.blogspot.com
 
2013-01-07 01:33:39 PM  
Oh hi guys!
s1.postimage.org
 
2013-01-07 02:24:43 PM  

Galloping Galoshes: So, Gene's jewish?


You didn't know that? His real name is Chaim Weitz.
 
2013-01-07 03:00:28 PM  
Goddamnit, yet another article equating "non-protein coding DNA" wqith Junk DNA. The two are not the same thing. We've known there are sequences that act as regulators of splicing inside introns for quite some time as well. The work itself is good work, identifying sequence motifs and annotating intronic splicing regulatory sequences is awesome. But this does not fundamentally change how we look at the genome...
 
2013-01-07 03:07:49 PM  

dittybopper: Galloping Galoshes: So, Gene's jewish?

You didn't know that? His real name is Chaim Weitz.


So is Paul Stanley. His real name is Stanley Eisen.
 
2013-01-07 03:14:08 PM  
entropic_existence:  But this does not fundamentally change how we look at the genome...

I came here to say the same thing. Science as a whole has known about intronic regulation of gene splicing for some time. They basiclly just did supporting experiments to further prove what has already been known to happen.
 
2013-01-07 03:23:57 PM  

pkrzycki: entropic_existence:  But this does not fundamentally change how we look at the genome...

I came here to say the same thing. Science as a whole has known about intronic regulation of gene splicing for some time. They basiclly just did supporting experiments to further prove what has already been known to happen.


Yeah. I mean I like the paper, I think the work is pretty top-notch, but I am really pissed at some of the "talking points" that have been coming out of segments of the genomics community, particularly ENCODE. Hyperbolic and damaging. Hell I don't even think they are aware of how their stuff is being misinterpreted and used by groups like the Discovery Institute to push their agenda.

Sorry ENCODE, you did not find that 80% of the genome has a function...
 
2013-01-07 03:39:53 PM  

entropic_existence: Goddamnit, yet another article equating "non-protein coding DNA" wqith Junk DNA. The two are not the same thing. We've known there are sequences that act as regulators of splicing inside introns for quite some time as well. The work itself is good work, identifying sequence motifs and annotating intronic splicing regulatory sequences is awesome. But this does not fundamentally change how we look at the genome...


What I thought was weird is how they were referring "we don't know what this DNA sequence does" stuff as dark matter. Was that suppose to be some horrible simile?
 
2013-01-07 03:53:21 PM  

Feepit: entropic_existence: Goddamnit, yet another article equating "non-protein coding DNA" wqith Junk DNA. The two are not the same thing. We've known there are sequences that act as regulators of splicing inside introns for quite some time as well. The work itself is good work, identifying sequence motifs and annotating intronic splicing regulatory sequences is awesome. But this does not fundamentally change how we look at the genome...

What I thought was weird is how they were referring "we don't know what this DNA sequence does" stuff as dark matter. Was that suppose to be some horrible simile?


Yeah, it's been a trend for a little while now. I actually don't mind that so much. It is more appropriate to call "stuff we don't know if it has a function or not" as the "Dark Matter" of the Genome then to inappropriately call it Junk. Junk DNA has a fairly specific definition after all.
 
2013-01-07 04:49:55 PM  

Cybernetic: dittybopper: Galloping Galoshes: So, Gene's jewish?

You didn't know that? His real name is Chaim Weitz.

So is Paul Stanley. His real name is Stanley Eisen.


Peter Criss and Ace Frehley, not so much. Go figure.
 
2013-01-07 07:35:48 PM  
I really glad the headline has nothing to do with Star Trek, or KISS.
 
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