Talk:Index of biotechnology articles

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I started this list as a catalogue of biotechnology articles. It's a tricky area, however, because "biotechnology" is not just technology based on biology but also inseperable from a variety of regulatory and ethical issues. So, it seems that this list has to strike a balance between leaving too much out and putting too much in. For my part, I think that futurological articles (like bioship) can be left out, while other articles related to biotechnology (like the Convention on Biological Diversity) should be left in. I'd appreciate any other opinions on the matter. Ben Cairns 17:10, 18 April 2006 (UTC)

RNA gens Biotechnology[edit]

RNA genes (sometimes referred to as non-coding RNA or small RNA) are genes that encode RNA that is not translated into a protein. The most prominent examples of RNA genes are transfer RNA (tRNA) and ribosomal RNA (rRNA), both of which are involved in the process of translation. However, since the late 1990s, many new RNA genes have been found, and thus RNA genes may play a much more significant role than previously thought. In the late 1990s and early 2000, there has been persistent evidence of more complex transcription occurring in mammalian cells (and possibly others). know more —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 05:26, 9 December 2008 (UTC)