Junk DNA

Science / Genetics / Junk DNA: Stretches of dna that do not code for genes: most of the genome consists of so-called junk dna which may have regulatory and other functions. Also called non-coding dna.

Other Words for Junk

Junk Noun Synonyms: rubbish, waste, refuse, litter, debris, scrap, garbage, trash
Junk Adjective Synonyms: discard, throw away, scrap, cast aside, jettison, trash
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Junk Bonds

Business / Accounting / Junk Bonds: Bonds issued by companies in weak financial condition with large amounts of debt already outstanding: these bonds yield high rates of return because of the high risk. MORE

Junk DNA

Science / Genetics / Junk DNA: Stretches of dna that do not code for genes: most of the genome consists of so-called junk dna which may have regulatory and other functions. Also called non-coding dna. MORE

Junk Bond

Business / Finance / Junk Bond: A bond with a speculative credit rating of BB (S&P) or Ba (Moody's) or lower. Junk or high-yield bonds offer investors higher yields than bonds of financially sound companies. Two agencies, Standard & MORE

Junk Ball

Entertainment / Bowling / Junk Ball: A ball thrown with little rotation and little power. MORE

Exogenous DNA

Science / Genetics / Exogenous DNA: Dna originating outside an organism that has been introducted into the organism. MORE

Finished DNA Sequence

Science / Genetics / Finished DNA Sequence: High-quality, low error, gap-free dna sequence of the human genome. Achieving this ultimate 2003 hgp goal requires additional sequencing to close gaps, reduce ambiguities, and allow for only a single MORE

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