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revised Can DNA & RNA be considered as nature's programming language?
fixed grammar, tried to clarify meaning?
Feb
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comment What software/approach to use to build a graph based on microarray gene expression correlation?
Hi @VassiaAlk - Cytoscape is pretty well designed for constructing a "network" of genes that are connected by their degree of correlation in expression; check out the online resources (e.g. apps.cytoscape.org/apps/expressioncorrelation). This site is aimed at biological questions, therefore this is off topic. Best
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reviewed Leave Open Why is blood removed from meat?
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reviewed Leave Open What software/approach to use to build a graph based on microarray gene expression correlation?
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reviewed Leave Open How come all my family have brown eyes and I have blue eyes?
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reviewed Leave Open Why is it that heterozygous loci appear as two separate bands during gel electrophoresis while homozygous loci appear as one band?
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reviewed Leave Open Are there U-rich transcriptional pause sites?
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reviewed Leave Open Can genetically engineering the DNA of a human zygote, make it a twin of another human in entirety?
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comment Can DNA & RNA be considered as nature's programming language?
... there is more at work than simply the DNA. This field of regulation and differentiation concerns epigenetics, which are modifications to the DNA that do not change the genetic sequence, and is to some degree hertiable. Therefore it is incorrect to say that DNA alone makes an organism, and it is incorrect to say that other fields of biology are just beating around the bush - there are many more factors at play than just the genetic code.
Feb
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comment Can DNA & RNA be considered as nature's programming language?
Was literally just writing an answer :/ in my eyes there is nothing opinion-based about this (although the question could be phrased better): classical molecular biologay says DNA makes RNA makes Protein. Whilst this is true, less than 2% of the genome is protein-coding, with the rest coding for regulatory regions and non-coding RNA molecules (often with important functions of their own). So whilst in some respects DNA could be considered the 'code' for organisms, it is much more complicated than this: each cell of an organisms has the same genetics but different phenotypes, so clearly ...
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reviewed Leave Open Superhuman eyesight
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reviewed Leave Open Can DNA & RNA be considered as nature's programming language?
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reviewed Reopen How close to Earth's core can organisms live?
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reviewed Approve Why can white hairs get dark again?
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reviewed Leave Open Why can't there be fructification of mycelium in submerged culture?
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comment What are senescent cells doing in our bodies?
Voted to re-open. Although there are some misconceptions here this question is well within the realms of an overview answer of our current knowledge, in my opinion.