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nutella at zork.net
Tue Mar 13 21:53:29 PST 2001
13Mar2001 09:37PM (-0800) From [joe at barrera.org] joe [Joseph S. Barrera III]
> Bernard sayeth:
> > Huh? RNA is *how* chromosomes speak - but it all gets lost
> > in/after the translation I suppose.
> Hmm. I'd argue that ribosomes talk, RNA is what they read,
> and proteins are what they say.
\/\/hatever. I don't care as long as chromosomes are not labeled
as silent. I am heartily fed up of documentaries where
genome = filing cabinet
chromosome = drawer
are pushed ad nauseam so I am generally soured on most analogies.
Bernard P. Murray, Ph.D.
nutella at zork.net (Department of Desserts and Toppings, San Francisco, USA)
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