Literature Watch: Implications for transplantation


  • Sheri M. Krams PhD,

  • Jonathan S. Bromberg MD, PhD


Recent research from the ENCODE project reports that the large stretches of noncoding DNA found in the human genome are not “junk” DNA, as once believed, but do indeed have biochemical function. These findings may have profound implications in the understanding of human variation and how changes in the genome result in disease.