Molecular Biology of the Cell 6th Edition

Published by Garland Science
ISBN 10: 0815344325
ISBN 13: 978-0-81534-432-2

Chapter 1 - End-of-Chapter - Problems: 1-3

Answer

True

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In contrast to eukaryotes, few bacterial genes contain introns, which are the nontranslated, intervening segments of DNA that do not code for an amino acid sequence. For example, only 11% of the genome for the bacterium E coli doesn't code for proteins, as opposed to approximately 98.5% of the genome for a human.
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