Mapping Junk DNA Could Cure Disease

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A key reason why most investigations turn up empty-handed is the ‘dark genome’, Goldstein explains.

Although we know the non-coding genome regulates genes, the details remain obscure. As a result, Professor Goldstein says, sequencing data from the entire genome ‘is currently considered almost uninterpretable’.

To avoid a pointless pursuit, most scientists who research disease-causing mutations restrict their search to protein-coding genes – which make up only a sliver of the genome.

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