Circular RNA found to make fruit flies live longer

Ribonucleic acid, or RNA, is part of our genetic code and present in every cell of our body. The best known form of RNA is a single linear strand, of which the function is well known and characterized. But there is also another ...

Study describes revolutionary method of making RNAs

A biochemist from The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio is a co-author on a paper in Nature that describes a new, more efficient method of making ribonucleic acids (RNAs).

Jumping hurdles in the RNA world

Astrobiologists have shown that the formation of RNA from prebiotic reactions may not be as problematic as scientists once thought.

A key facilitator of mRNA editing uncovered

Molecular biologists from Indiana University are part of a team that has identified a protein that regulates the information present in a large number of messenger ribonucleic acid molecules that are important for carrying ...

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