DNA is the recipe for life but it is just letters, it doesn’t do anything on its own other than sit in the nucleus of our cells; it is protein, what DNA is translated into, that directly determines our characteristics. 618 more words
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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