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It is the purpose of the lecture for you to learn the following:
1. To know the different types of possible DNA symmetry elements, and to be able to explain their structures and biological meanings.
2. To know what is meant by the "C-value paradox", and to be able to discuss possible explanations for this conundrum.
3. To be able to discuss at least 4 different roles of DNA as biological information, apart from coding for proteins.see last years' lecture notes for more details.
DNA "codes" for various structural RNAs protein binding sites architectural information stability information