Are introns just junk?

Michael Holloway mhollowa at
Wed Oct 27 13:00:48 EST 1993

In article <eesnyder.751585660 at beagle> eesnyder at beagle.Colorado.EDU (Eric E. Snyder) writes:
>Just to bring it up again, has anyone really studied the difference between
>intergenic and intronic DNA.  I know of one paper by Konopka that looked at
>the local complexity and periodicities of 5'- and 3'- regions of genes but
>that is all I can think of...

The only thing I know of that HAS to be intronic are splicing signals.  Let's
see ... tailing signals have to be intergenic.  Are there any others?

Mike Holloway
mhollowa at

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