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intergenic DNA

Any of the DNA in between gene-coding DNA, including untranslated regions, 5' and 3' flanking regions, introns, non-functional pseudogenes, and non-functional repetitive sequences. This DNA may or may not encode regulatory functions.
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  • intergenic region
  • intercistronic region
  • noncoding DNA
  • spacer DNA
  • intergenic spacer
  • junk DNA
  • intergenic sequence
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