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Forty percent of these sites, however, were in between genes; another 47 percent were in introns, parts of a gene that aren't used to encode a protein.
Named for parts of genes called introns and exons, Intrexon was founded in 1998 by Thomas D. Reed and his wife, Jackie, to supply DNA constructs for research with genetically engineered mice.
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