Researchers say it leaves most intronic sequences untouched as transcripts are being synthesized.
Elisabeth Paymal joined the Center for RNA Biomedicine as its public relations specialist in 2020. Prior to this role, she was the communication manager for the Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Food Security Policy, a USAID project, and the head of communications for the French Foundation for Research on Biodiversity, in Paris.
The study identifies RNAs not previously known in these processes, helping to better understand how the complex neuron-generation process works at the molecular level.
A human genetics investigator discusses new RNA research developments that may aid in treating and preventing rare genetic diseases.
By focusing on the biology of healthy nerve cells, new research finds repeats in a gene, which causes Fragile X Syndrome, regulates how and when proteins are made in neurons.