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A new resource to define the roles of microRNAs is announced today in Nature Biotechnology.
Italian researchers may have identified a genetic "signature" for dangerous plaque that leads to stroke.
Scientists at the Technical University of Munich and the Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen and along with their colleagues from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) in Heidelberg and the Centre for Genomic Regulation in Barcelona have discovered how the U2AF protein enables the pre-mRNA* to be spliced to form the mRNA*, which serves as a template for protein synthesis in the body.
In a new study, researchers discovered that levels of microRNAs â€“ short lengths of ribonucleic acid that appear to regulate protein production â€“ go up or down in the songbird brain after it hears a new song.
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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.
How do genes control us?
Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have for the first time observed the activity of a single gene in living cells.
In a multicellular organism, different cells fulfill a range of diversified functions.
Since their discovery in the 1990s, microRNAs have proven to play a complex role in normal and abnormal functioning of many organ systems.
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