Latest Long non-coding RNA Stories
Most people think the development of the heart only happens in the womb, however the days and weeks following birth are full of cellular changes that play a role in the structure and function of the heart.
Researchers from the Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL) in Barcelona, Spain, have studied the role of a peculiar class of small non-coding RNAs that are mainly expressed in the human male germline.
The first evidence that the underlying genetic defect responsible for trisomy 21, also known as Down syndrome, can be suppressed in laboratory cultures of patient-derived stem cells was presented today (Oct. 22) at the American Society of Human Genetics 2013 annual meeting in Boston.
Discovery of long non-coding RNA's role in neurogenesis may lead to cures for diseases such as Alzheimer's diseaseSingapore, Aug 28, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists
A gene long presumed dead comes to life under the full moon of inflammation.
Long segments of RNA— encoded in our DNA but not translated into protein—are key to physically manipulating DNA in order to activate certain genes, say researchers at The Wistar Institute.
Many different tissues and organs form from pluripotent stem cells during embryonic development.
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