Genetics as it applies to evolution, molecular biology, and medical aspects.
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Other than coding for polypeptides, are there any genetic information is carried by DNA?
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If you consider microRNAs, rRNAs, and tRNAs, then yes. These elements come from a gene and are not polypeptides. There's also a whole host of regulatory information encoded in DNA which controls how genes are expressed (promoters, 3'UTRs, introns, LCRs, etc).
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even the introns are said to have regulatory functions on gene expression.don't forget the biological clock.
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