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Chemist seeks new understanding of RNA

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By Kenny Berkowitz –  As an undergraduate at Latvia’s Riga Technical University, Eriks Rozners found himself drawn to RNA, challenged by the complexity of its molecular structure, which is more flexible and less stable than that of DNA. Nearly 30 ...

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XSAnno – a framework for building ortholog models in cross-species transcriptome comparisons

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The accurate characterization of RNA transcripts and expression levels across species is critical for understanding transcriptome evolution. As available RNA-seq data accumulate rapidly, there is a great demand for tools that build gene annotations for cross-species RNA-seq analysis. However, prevailing ...

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RNA World 2.0

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from The Scientist Most scientists believe that ribonucleic acid played a key role in the origin of life on Earth, but the versatile molecule isn’t the whole story. The ubiquity and diverse functionality of ribonucleic acid (RNA) in today’s world ...

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