Thursday, July 7, 2022

RNA

Asteroids can hold life generating molecules

Researchers successfully identified all five nucleobases of DNA and RNA in meteorites

Self-evolving RNA offers insight into the origin of life

Experiment sheds light on the molecular evolution of RNA.

Analyzing the DNA, RNA, and chromatin simultaneously from a single cell

New technology enables an unprecedented glimpse inside single brain cells.

How the mRNA gets its final shape?

mRNA provides a blueprint for proteins.

A new way to boost the efficiency of single-cell RNA sequencing

DisCo: a powerful tool that can “read” the genetic profile of an individual cell.

How a virus transforms immune cells into cancer?

An international team has mapped how the HTLV-1 virus causes rare leukemia in some people.

The absence of a genetic switch can cause malformations during embryonic development

A missing genetic switch at the origin of malformations.

Crucial role of Apterous(Ap) protein in Long term memory consolidation

Insights will promise new approaches to the treatment of memory-related disorders.

Predicting biological structures more accurately using machine learning

Scratching the surface in terms of scientific progress to be made.

Human cells can write RNA sequences into DNA

In a discovery that challenges long-held dogma in biology, scientists show that mammalian cells can convert RNA sequences back into DNA, a feat more common in viruses than eukaryotic cells.

A new ecological biosignature could help detect life in vastly different environments

The new research takes its starting point from the idea that stoichiometry, or chemical ratios, can serve as biosignatures.

A technique for imaging biological samples with accuracy

The method offers inexpensive imaging at the scale of virus particles.

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