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Biological Information Beyond DNA: The Sugar Code

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On a classic episode of ID the Future, biologist and CSC Senior Fellow Jonathan Wells continues his conversation with host Casey Luskin about Wells’s peer-reviewed article, “Membrane Patterns Carry Ontogenetic Information That Is Specified Independently of DNA.” Listen in as Dr. Wells discusses the “sugar code,” a non-DNA form of information that is determined by complex patterns of sugar molecules on membrane surfaces. Download the podcast or listen to it here.

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