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Living microprocessor tunes in to feedback

MicroRNAs (miRNAs) – tiny strands of non-protein-coding RNAs – start off as long strands of precursor miRNAs. These long strands get chopped up by a special kind of machinery, the "Microprocessor" complex, to transform ...

dateJun 12, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Researchers identify another potential biomarker

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have demonstrated that a recently discovered class of molecule called microRNA (miRNAs), regulate the gene expression changes in airway cells that occur with smoking ...

dateJan 13, 2009 in
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