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Sandy Silverman sandy at nmr1.pt.cyanamid.COM
Thu Jan 14 16:48:33 EST 1993

I can't resist mentioning a couple of pet peeves of my own:
A gene "codes for" or "encodes" but doesn't do both at the same time
(unless it encodes more than one polypeptide, but let's not get too picky!)

rDNA originally referred to ribosomal DNA and, I think, still should.  What
should the acronym for recombinant DNA be?
Sanford Silverman                      >Opinions expressed here are my own<
American Cyanamid  
sandy at pt.cyanamid.com, silvermans at pt.cyanamid.com     "Yeast is Best"

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