Latest Alternative splicing Stories
Alzheimer's disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD) are two of the most prevalent forms of neurodegenerative disorders.
Many more hereditary diseases than previously thought may be caused, at least in part, by errors in pre-mRNA splicing, according to a computer analysis by Brown University scientists.
National Institutes of Health researchers have identified a new pathway that sets the clock for programmed aging in normal cells.
Fetuses with defects in a molecular machine that edits information cells use to make proteins can develop a rare form of dwarfism.
Cells have their own version of the cut-and-paste editing function called splicing.
How a T cell decides to make protein X, Y, or Z can have profound effects for fighting foreign invaders or staving off dire autoimmune reactions.
The devastating, currently incurable motor-neuron disease spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) might soon be treated with tiny, chemically modified pieces of RNA called antisense oligonucleotides (ASOs).
Research on the genetic defect that causes myotonic muscular dystrophy has revealed that the mutation disrupts an array of metabolic pathways in muscle cells through its effects on two key proteins.
Understanding and overcoming â€˜the Warburg Effectâ€™.
The sequences of nonsense DNA that interrupt genes could be far more important to the evolution of genomes than previously thought.
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