By Jonathan Wells Ph.D.
Recent books by way of Richard Dawkins, Francis Collins and others have used this “junk DNA” as facts for Darwinian evolution and facts opposed to clever layout (since an clever clothier could most likely now not have crammed our genome with a lot garbage). yet contemporary genome proof exhibits that a lot of our non-protein-coding DNA plays crucial organic functions.
The delusion of Junk DNA is written for a basic viewers by way of biologist Jonathan Wells, writer of Icons of Evolution. mentioning a number of the plentiful proof from contemporary genome tasks, the booklet exhibits that “junk DNA” isn't technology, yet myth.
Read Online or Download The Myth of Junk DNA PDF
Similar genetics books
Fruit flies are "little individuals with wings" is going the announcing within the medical neighborhood, ever because the final touch of the Human Genome venture and its revelations concerning the similarity among the genomes of other organisms. it really is humbling that almost all signalling pathways which "define" people are conserved in Drosophila, the typical fruit fly.
This compelling new e-book covers crucial revolution on the grounds that Darwin—how state-of-the-art genetic technology will quickly let us accelerate and rework our personal evolution, and the ethical offerings we needs to make as we increase, regulate, or even reproduction ourselves. in actual fact that, before, human evolution has been incredibly sluggish.
Recognized world-wide because the normal introductory textual content to this significant and intriguing sector, the 7th version of Gene Cloning and DNA research addresses new and transforming into components of study when holding the philosophy of the former variations. Assuming the reader has little previous wisdom of the topic, its value, the foundations of the concepts used and their functions are all rigorously laid out, with over 250 truly awarded four-colour illustrations.
Chemokines, the most recent quantity within the tools in Enzymology sequence, maintains the legacy of this most effective serial with caliber chapters authored by means of leaders within the box. This quantity covers learn equipment in chemokines, and comprises sections on such themes as chemokine detection utilizing receptors, monitoring mobile responses to chemokines, popularity of GAG-bound chemokines, and the construction of chemokine receptor complexes for structural and biophysical stories.
- The Adaptive Landscape in Evolutionary Biology
- Gene Therapy of Autoimmune Disease (Medical Intelligence Unit)
- Cellulases: 510 (Methods in Enzymology)
- Riboswitches as Targets and Tools: 550 (Methods in Enzymology)
- Nonmammalian Genomic Analysis: A Practical Guide
- Proteomics Sample Preparation
Additional resources for The Myth of Junk DNA
The Myth of Junk DNA by Jonathan Wells Ph.D.