Fraction of genome that is transcribed

Value <=93 %
Organism Human Homo sapiens
Reference Carninci P, Yasuda J, Hayashizaki Y. Multifaceted mammalian transcriptome. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2008 Jun20(3):274-80. p.274 right column 2nd paragraphPubMed ID18468878
Primary Source ENCODE Project Consortium, Birney E et al., Identification and analysis of functional elements in 1% of the human genome by the ENCODE pilot project. Nature. 2007 Jun 14 447(7146):799-816PubMed ID17571346
Method "...using both whole genome tiling arrays and tagging, the Encyclopedia of the DNA element (ENCODE) pilot project has demonstrated that up to 93% of the human genome may be transcribed in multiple RNAs."
Entered by Uri M
ID 103746