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long noncoding RNAs

Larry H. Bernstein, MD, FCAP, Curator


What are lncRNAs?

Advances in RNA sequencing technologies have revealed the complexity of our genome. Non-coding RNAs make up the majority (98%) of the transcriptome, and several different classes of regulatory RNA with important functions are being discovered. 2,068 more words

RNA Biology

Magnesium : Role in Human Nutrition

Magnesium is associated with almost 300 enzymes in the body and  it has a vital role to play in human nutrition. Dietary magnesium deficiency is a rare occurence. 47 more words


Coding for Proteins: Translation

Throughout this post, there are going to be specialist vocabulary used for this topic, and it will be much more useful if you know the definitions: 668 more words

A2 Biology

Leucine and Driving Muscle Protein Synthesis

By: Gavin Hemmerlein

Now we get to the fun part. We have covered all of the macronutrients in decent depth, but I want to start talking about the little things to focus on. 1,217 more words


Post workout Nutrition: To Carb, or not to Carb?

It is common practice within the recreational gym-goes routine to consume a whey protein shake filled with fast acting sugars, or accompanied by anything sweet and sugary within 30minutes after their workout to make sure they are “maximising gains” without any real understanding of what’s going on inside their bodies. 524 more words


Worksheet No. 5 - Protein Synthesis

To download the Worksheet Number 5 – Protein Synthesis, please click here.

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The Myth of 1 g/lb: Optimal Protein Intake

Like most myths, the belief that you should take in 1g/lb of body weight has become so deeply entrenched in the fitness world that its validity is rarely questioned.

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