Latest RNA splicing Stories
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.
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Researchers have identified a genetic mutation found in the Ohio Amish population as the cause of a fatal developmental disease in fetuses and infants.
Fetuses with defects in a molecular machine that edits information cells use to make proteins can develop a rare form of dwarfism.
From neurosurgery to bar code readers, lasers have been used in a myriad of applications since they were first introduced in the late 1950's.
DNA was originally thought to have a single function: to help cells make the proteins they need.
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.
Supercomputer simulations at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are helping scientists unravel how nucleic acids could have contributed to the origins of life.
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