[Taxacom] Why character-tracking doesn't happen?
jcclark-lists at earthlink.net
Sun Sep 14 10:44:50 CDT 2008
On 2008-09-13 17:52, Mario Blanco wrote:
> Now, the secondary structure of both coding and non-coding DNA (and also
> that of transcripts and protein sequences) probably renders many
> adjacent nucleic acid positions non-independent, and this is a whole
> different can of worms...
For a long time, it was assumed that the sequence of ribosomal spacers
was unconstrained, since they were excised, but I guess it turns out
that the sequence is fold-snip, not snip-fold, and they may plan a
crucial role in folding.
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