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"Junk"DNA not so junky
Rana, FR. 2000.  Connections 2(1):2. CELD ID 5569

Abstract
A recent report by researchers from the University of British Columbia (UBC) provides new evidence that non-coding DNA (typically referred to as "junk" DNA or "selfish" DNA) is not useless. Instead it appears to serve an essential function in complex cells.