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Daniel Berman bermand at maths.tcd.ie
Mon Oct 9 06:45:33 EST 1995


agschultz at aol.com (Agschultz) writes:

>For some time now I've been interested in genetics (mostly with regard to
>evolution). Much of the reading I've done thus far has been at a layman's
>level (with some exceptions). I do not recall reading of replicating "junk
>DNA."
>I find this subject rather interesting and I was wondering if anyone might
>be able  to recommend some references on the subject.

The best 'layman's' discussion of junk DNA I've seen is in books by Richard Dawkins - who has several suggestions as to why it occurs.  Start with 'The Selfish Gene'.....

Dan



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