Are introns just junk?
apland at mala.bc.ca
Fri Oct 22 22:14:41 EST 1993
An article recently printed in the local paper stated: _2 win Nobel for
finding most DNA is "junk"_. The "junk" they are referring to is the
introns found in DNA. I was taught that introns are useful during
the crossover stage of meiosis. Is this true? Do Introns serve any
functions at all, or are they rightfully labeled as "junk"?
First year science student,
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