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Global regulator of mRNA editing found

February 6, 2014

model organism Caenorhabditis elegans An international team of researchers, led by scientists from the University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine and Indiana University, has identified a protein that broadly regulates how genetic information transcribed from DNA to messenger RNA is processed and ultimately translated into the myriad of proteins necessary for life. Full Story

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