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Quality control inside the cell

The ability to dispose of proteins that are either aberrant or (in the worst case) toxic is fundamental to a cell's survival. Researchers from Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin have been able to demonstrate the manner ...

dateJan 19, 2017 in Cell & Microbiology
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Ribosome recycling as a drug target

Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich researchers have elucidated a mechanism that recycles bacterial ribosomes stalled on messenger RNAs that lack termination codons. The protein involved provides a potential target for ...

dateDec 05, 2016 in Cell & Microbiology
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Short RNA molecules mapped in single cell

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet have measured the absolute numbers of short, non-coding, RNA sequences in individual embryonic stem cells. The new method could improve the understanding of how our genes are regulated ...

dateNov 01, 2016 in Biotechnology
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How RNA could keep us young

With over 75 million baby boomers in the U.S. alone, age-related diseases are a major concern in the health care system. The connection between aging and cancer has become a pillar in medicine: we know that as we age, our ...

dateOct 07, 2016 in Biotechnology
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