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Folds in pUG molecules turn off genes and could provide clues about human disease

December 12, 2022

A curlicue RNA molecule dubbed a pUG can silence gene expression in roundworms, according to new findings. Researchers are using what they've learned to study human pUGs and their role in our own gene expression.

Enzyme, proteins work together to tidy up tail ends of DNA in dividing cells

August 1, 2022

The research provides insight into how a human cell preserves the integrity of its DNA through repeated cell division.