Pervasive transcription of the human genome produces thousands of previously unidentified long intergenic noncoding RNAs.
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Known protein coding gene exons compose less than 3% of the human genome. The remaining 97% is largely uncharted territory, with only a small fraction characterized. The recent observation of transcription in this intergenic territory has stimulated debate