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Penn biologists characterize new form of mRNA regulation


November 23, 2015

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In a new report in the journal Plant Cell, University of Pennsylvania (Penn) biologists used material from both humans and plants to examine chemical modifications to messenger RNA, or mRNA. The researchers found that the modifications appear to play a significant role in the process by which mRNAs either survive and become translated into protein or are targeted for degradation.Full Story

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