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Biochemistry PhD student at Stanford University. Interested in natural products engineering and synthetic biology.


Jan
9
comment Could Junk DNA be used as a Turing Machine by nature?
@KAM I think that this is the common definition of noncoding DNA. Tried to find a reference, but couldn't find any except wikipedia and some dictionaries. Would be nice if people don't spend time trying to infer what the asker meant....
Jan
8
comment Could Junk DNA be used as a Turing Machine by nature?
@KAM Noncoding DNA does contain information, it just doesn't encode for protein sequences.
Jan
8
comment Could Junk DNA be used as a Turing Machine by nature?
Just to be more accurate, about 1.5% of the human genome is coding DNA (Nature 409, 860-921 (15 February 2001))
Jan
7
awarded  Quorum
Jan
6
answered How does the microbial environment in your gut initiate?
Jan
6
comment What determines a successful protein expression in E. coli?
@Amy: Yeah, part of the paper is about the features of DNA2.0, which I find very useful. I am a new user and still getting used to their software, but it looks pretty nice so far.
Jan
6
answered What determines a successful protein expression in E. coli?
Jan
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Jan
5
awarded  Enlightened
Jan
5
revised Why is DNA replication performed in the 5' to 3' direction?
added 1 characters in body
Jan
5
answered Why is DNA replication performed in the 5' to 3' direction?
Jan
4
revised What is the functional and structural distinction between core (H2A, H2B, H3,H4) and linker(H1/H5) histones?
edited body
Jan
4
revised What is the functional and structural distinction between core (H2A, H2B, H3,H4) and linker(H1/H5) histones?
Jan
4
answered What is the functional and structural distinction between core (H2A, H2B, H3,H4) and linker(H1/H5) histones?
Jan
4
revised What is the functional and structural distinction between core (H2A, H2B, H3,H4) and linker(H1/H5) histones?
You switched the core and linker histones.
Jan
4
suggested suggested edit on What is the functional and structural distinction between core (H2A, H2B, H3,H4) and linker(H1/H5) histones?
Jan
4
answered Can scientists create totally synthetic life?
Jan
4
comment Can scientists create totally synthetic life?
This is a great question, and Larian LeQuella answered pretty thoroughly to it. I just wanted to add that it is exciting time to be a synthetic biologist. Scientists have now the tools to build anything they have ever dreamed about.
Dec
23
comment How many human proteins have a solved 3D structure?
Thanks so much.
Dec
23
accepted How many human proteins have a solved 3D structure?