Number of rRNA coding genes in humans

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Number of rRNA coding genes in humans

Post by Dawn » Fri Nov 25, 2005 9:22 am

How many rRNA coding genes present in humans?

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Post by MrMistery » Fri Nov 25, 2005 9:36 pm

Do we actually know? I mean, the human genome has ~27000 genes, but i don't know if we know how many of them actually code for proteins... Or is this the number that codes for proteins?
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Post by victor » Sat Nov 26, 2005 1:24 pm

~27000 from 2 billion genes?? I think it sure coding the proteins.... :lol:
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Post by MrMistery » Sat Nov 26, 2005 5:04 pm

2 bilion genes? where did you get that info from? I reaaaaaaaaly think it is wrong...
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Post by victor » Sun Nov 27, 2005 12:44 pm

I think I wrote it wrong... :oops: What I've heard is about 2 billions of base pairs..
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Post by MrMistery » Sun Nov 27, 2005 4:38 pm

i think that 2 bilion base pairs is just some scientist's estimate since we don't know the entire sequence of base pairs in the human DNA molecule. At least i don't think so...
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Post by Dawn » Mon Nov 28, 2005 8:41 am

i found that humans have 280 copies of major rRNA gene cluster is that true :?:

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Post by Terry K. » Tue Nov 29, 2005 11:04 pm

I am pretty sure you're right, but recent studies have proven that there are a lot more. some of these that have just recently been proven show promise into the fields of stem cell research (but that's what I read, and you all know how reliable the internet can be sometimes)(and I really don't know how coded protein sequences can give good leads toward stem cell research, but OK?!)
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