Non-coding RNA
A non-coding RNA (ncRNA) is a functional RNA molecule that is not translated into a protein. Less-frequently used synonyms are non-protein-coding RNA (npcRNA), non-messenger RNA (nmRNA) and functional...
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Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9
This animation depicts the CRISPR-Cas9 method for genome editing – a powerful new technology with many applications in biomedical research, including the potential to treat human genetic disease. Fen...
First Human Treated With CRISPR Gene-Edited Cells In China, Report Says
For the first time, a cancer patient is being treated with cells altered using a gene editing technique called CRISPR-Cas9.
Scientists Turn Bacteria Into Living Hard Drives
​Living organisms can store lines of code and pass them down to their progeny.​
CRISPR: Gene Editing Is Just The Beginning
The real power of the biological tool lies in exploring how genomes work. Molecular biologists are riding a wave of new technologies made possible by CRISPR.
CRISPR-like ‘immune’ system discovered in giant virus
Mimivirus defence system might lead to new genome-editing tools
Ethicists Approve “3 Parent” Embryos To Stop Diseases, But Congressional Ban Remains
An elite panel of scientists and bioethicists offered guarded approval Wednesday of a novel form of genetic engineering that could prevent congenital diseases but would result in babies with genetic m...
Genome Editing with CRISPR-Cas9
This animation depicts the CRISPR-Cas9 method for genome editing – a powerful new technology with many applications in biomedical research, including the pot...
Brave New World Of "Gene Doping” Ahead, Scientists Warn At Conference
Worries about “designer babies” might obscure the threat of far more likely abuses from a fast-moving genetic engineering method, researchers warned Tuesday at an international scientific summit. An e...
The Quest To Make CRISPR Even More Precise
To fulfill its revolutionary promise, the gene-editing technique will need to be edited. More than ever, we can view the genomes of humans and other organisms as drafts—not final and canonical texts, ...
Historic Summit On Gene Editing And ‘Designer Babies’ Convenes In Washington
Hundreds of scientists, policymakers and the president's science adviser have gathered Tuesday in Washington for what will be a three-day summit on genetic engineering, with a focus on a new, relative...
A Metabolic Master Switch Underlying Human Obesity Discovered
Obesity is one of the biggest public health challenges of the 21st century. Affecting more than 500 million people worldwide, obesity costs at least $200 billion each year in the United States alone, ...
In CRISPR Advance, Scientists Successfully Edit Human T Cells
In a project spearheaded by investigators at UC San Francisco, scientists have devised a new strategy to precisely modify human T cells using the genome-editing system known as CRISPR/Cas9. Because th...
Massachusetts General Research Team Evolves CRISPR-Cas9 Nucleases With Novel Properties
A team of Massachusetts General Hospital researchers has found a way to expand the use and precision of the powerful gene-editing tools called CRISPR-Cas9 RNA-guided nucleases. In their report receivi...
Researchers Edit Plant DNA Using Mechanism Evolved In Bacteria
Researchers at the Univ. of Georgia have used a gene-editing tool known as CRISPR/Cas to modify the genome of a tree species for the first time. Their research, published online in New Phytologist, op...
Five prime untranslated region
The 5' untranslated region (5′ UTR) (also known as a Leader Sequence or Leader RNA) is the region of an mRNA that is directly upstream from the initiation codon. This region is important for the regul...
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Three prime untranslated region
In molecular genetics, the three prime untranslated region (3'-UTR) is the section of messenger RNA (mRNA) that immediately follows the translation termination codon. An mRNA molecule is transcribed f...
Three prime untranslated region - Wikipedia
Mir-277 microRNA precursor family
In molecular biology mir-277 microRNA is a short RNA molecule. MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by several mechanisms.
Regulatory region of repZ gene
The regulatory region of the repZ gene, which encodes the replication initiator of plasmid ColIb-P9, contains a pseudoknot. This acts as a molecular switch controlling translation of repZ and repY.
Regulatory region of repZ gene - Wikipedia
Mir-346 microRNA precursor family
In molecular biology mir-346 microRNA is a short RNA molecule. MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by several mechanisms.
Mir-346 microRNA precursor family - Wikipedia
Mir-96 microRNA
miR-96 microRNA precursor is a small non-coding RNA that regulates gene expression. microRNAs are transcribed as ~80 nucleotide precursors and subsequently processed by the Dicer enzyme to give a ~23 ...
Mir-96 microRNA - Wikipedia
Rhizobiales-2 RNA motif
The Rhizobiales-2 RNA motif is a set of RNAs found in certain bacteria that are presumed to be homologous because they conserve a common primary and secondary structure (see diagram). The motif was d...
Rhizobiales-2 RNA motif - Wikipedia
Mir-498 microRNA precursor family
In molecular biology mir-498 microRNA is a short RNA molecule. MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by several mechanisms.
HOTAIR
HOTAIR (for HOX transcript antisense RNA) is a human gene located on chromosome 12. It is the first example of an RNA expressed on one chromosome that has been found to influence transcription on anot...
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Mir-552 microRNA precursor family
In molecular biology mir-552 microRNA is a short RNA molecule. MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by several mechanisms.
Mir-552 microRNA precursor family - Wikipedia
Mir-61 microRNA precursor family
In molecular biology mir-61 microRNA is a short RNA molecule. MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by several mechanisms.
Mir-61 microRNA precursor family - Wikipedia
VR-RNA
In molecular biology, VR-RNA is a small RNA produced by Clostridium perfringens. It functions as a regulator of the two-component VirR/VirS system.VR-RNA regulates numerous genes including:VR-RNA regu...
Mir-448 microRNA precursor family
In molecular biology mir-448 microRNA is a short RNA molecule. MicroRNAs function to regulate the expression levels of other genes by several mechanisms.
Mir-448 microRNA precursor family - Wikipedia