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New study expands understanding of the role of RNA editing in gene control

...rs at The Wistar Institute and elsewhere have been teasing out the details of a process called RNA editing, in which messenger RNA sequence is altered after transcription by editing enzymes, so that a single gene can produce a number of related but distinct variant proteins. Most recently, scientists have di...

New gene reduces retinal degeneration in fruit flies

...r understanding sensory perception in mammals. In teasing apart the molecular interactions and physiology underlying light perception, the researchers studied a gene they dubbed "Lazaro" that is expressed 15 times higher in the fly eye than the rest of the fly head. They found that this gene is required for...

Robotic joystick reveals how brain controls movement

... are responsible for slow-learning. They hope that teasing this system apart will not only improve the understanding of brain function, but also tailor therapy strategies to target slow-learning and increase recovery of muscle control after brain injuries. ...

New approach to vaccine development provides potent, long-lasting immunity

... are responsible for slow-learning. They hope that teasing this system apart will not only improve the understanding of brain function, but also tailor therapy strategies to target slow-learning and increase recovery of muscle control after brain injuries. ...

A 'traffic light' for neurons means 'go' for improving brain research

...ents. Finally, the technique could be useful in teasing out the largely unknown functioning of healthy brains. "One day we'd like to be able to understand the organization of the brain," Zhang says. "How do different types of cells communicate with each other to carry out very complex things like emoti...

Ancient retrovirus sheds light on modern pandemic

...d aligning them to create an "ancestral" sequence, teasing out areas of commonality between them. They then used this information to make a partial viral genome. During reconstruction the viral segment was debilitated, enabling only one round of infection in cells. Working with cells in the laboratory, the r...

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