News tagged with microrna

A single target for microRNA regulation

It has generally been believed that microRNAs control biological processes by simultaneously, though modestly, repressing a large number of genes. But in a study published in Developmental Cell, a group ...

Mar 03, 2015
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Advancing microRNA research

Leaders in research on microRNAs, University of Delaware professors Blake C. Meyers and Pamela J. Green have an ongoing and longstanding collaboration that recently resulted in the publication of a landmark ...

May 21, 2014
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Preventing the spread of repression

Scientists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have identified a novel and unexpected regulatory activity of RNA at the edge of inactive chromosomal regions. In their publication in Nature Structural an ...

Aug 08, 2013
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Getting under the shell of the turtle genome

Scientists have decoded the genome of the western painted turtle (Chrysemys picta bellii) , one of the most abundant turtles on Earth, finding clues to their longevity and ability to survive without oxygen ...

Mar 27, 2013
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