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Ribonucleic acid (RNA) is a biologically important type of molecule that consists of a long chain of nucleotide units. Each nucleotide consists of a nitrogenous base, a ribose sugar, and a phosphate.
Potential biomarkers help diagnose progressive stages of liver disease

Potential biomarkers help diagnose progressive stages of liver disease

Researchers provide novel treatment target for common skin condition

Researchers provide novel treatment target for common skin condition

Genetic and epigenetic origin of pediatric liver cancer uncovered

Genetic and epigenetic origin of pediatric liver cancer uncovered

Study unravels novel therapeutic option for the treatment of psoriasis

Study unravels novel therapeutic option for the treatment of psoriasis

UC Riverside scientists aim to turn edible plants into mRNA vaccine factories

UC Riverside scientists aim to turn edible plants into mRNA vaccine factories

Researchers capture the assembly of ribosomes within human cells

Researchers capture the assembly of ribosomes within human cells

Researchers infer chemical steps involved in methylthiolation of tRNAs

Researchers infer chemical steps involved in methylthiolation of tRNAs

Researchers develop novel cell reprogramming strategy to slow down glioblastomas

Researchers develop novel cell reprogramming strategy to slow down glioblastomas

UTHSC researcher receives grant to extend work on The Cancer Genome Atlas project

UTHSC researcher receives grant to extend work on The Cancer Genome Atlas project

Newly discovered RNA-guided endonucleases can be harnessed for genome editing in cells

Newly discovered RNA-guided endonucleases can be harnessed for genome editing in cells

Study uncovers mechanism where two transcription factors stabilize each other’s binding to DNA

Study uncovers mechanism where two transcription factors stabilize each other’s binding to DNA

Study could help choose the ideal DNA extraction method for microbiome research

Study could help choose the ideal DNA extraction method for microbiome research

Viruses buried in marsupials' DNA may help protect against future infections

Viruses buried in marsupials' DNA may help protect against future infections

Study unearths previously unknown role of CTCF, the transcription regulator

Study unearths previously unknown role of CTCF, the transcription regulator

Study explores the efficiency of CasMINI, an engineered CRISPR-Cas system

Study explores the efficiency of CasMINI, an engineered CRISPR-Cas system

Study suggests a simple mechanism could underlie the self-replication of protocells

Study suggests a simple mechanism could underlie the self-replication of protocells

Researchers engineer CAR T cells to enhance their function

Researchers engineer CAR T cells to enhance their function

Researchers discover the role of a retrotransposon in horizontal memory transfer in roundworms

Researchers discover the role of a retrotransposon in horizontal memory transfer in roundworms

Miniature CRISPR-Cas system expands applicability and implications further

Miniature CRISPR-Cas system expands applicability and implications further

Experts decode the genetic mechanism governing the speed of mRNA translation

Experts decode the genetic mechanism governing the speed of mRNA translation