Transcription factors boost genetic differences to make individuals unique

The 23,000 protein-coding genes in the human genome can help determine whether a person will have blond hair or black, flat feet or arched. But that’s hardly the whole story behind the millions of tiny differences among people. Most of the genome is so-called non-coding DNA , whose role in determining individual differences is only just starting to be understood. [More]


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