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Ribonucleic acid (RNA) is a biologically important type of molecule that consists of a long chain of nucleotide units. Each nucleotide consists of a nitrogenous base, a ribose sugar, and a phosphate.
UAB researchers demonstrate persistence of donor microbes in recipients after fecal transplant

UAB researchers demonstrate persistence of donor microbes in recipients after fecal transplant

UNC study uncovers crucial function of key enzyme found in virtually all organisms

UNC study uncovers crucial function of key enzyme found in virtually all organisms

Melbourne study offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

Melbourne study offers hope for better lung cancer treatment

TSRI scientists solve cellular mystery that may have implications for fundamental biology

TSRI scientists solve cellular mystery that may have implications for fundamental biology

Researchers uncover seven risk genes for insomnia

Researchers uncover seven risk genes for insomnia

Study provides new insight into cells that rejuvenate the brain

Study provides new insight into cells that rejuvenate the brain

Genetic manipulation of exosomes may offer new therapeutic approach to treating pancreatic cancer

Genetic manipulation of exosomes may offer new therapeutic approach to treating pancreatic cancer

Two-pronged algorithm may prove to be accurate tool for predicting response to checkpoint inhibitors

Two-pronged algorithm may prove to be accurate tool for predicting response to checkpoint inhibitors

Researchers identify new class of regulatory RNAs involved in cancer pathologies

Researchers identify new class of regulatory RNAs involved in cancer pathologies

Greater gut bacteria diversity linked to longer progression-free survival in metastatic melanoma patients

Greater gut bacteria diversity linked to longer progression-free survival in metastatic melanoma patients

Researchers uncover protective mechanism of rotifers that may have implications for aging research

Researchers uncover protective mechanism of rotifers that may have implications for aging research

Tiny microRNA could act as protective mechanism to reduce risk of epileptic seizures, say scientists

Tiny microRNA could act as protective mechanism to reduce risk of epileptic seizures, say scientists

Reliable clinical assay detects Zika virus from semen samples

Reliable clinical assay detects Zika virus from semen samples

Genetic sequencing could help direct treatment for 72% of advanced cancer patients

Genetic sequencing could help direct treatment for 72% of advanced cancer patients

Mouse model could improve understanding of human brown fat’s role in metabolic processes

Mouse model could improve understanding of human brown fat’s role in metabolic processes

Scientists discover unexpected mechanism behind chronic nerve pain

Scientists discover unexpected mechanism behind chronic nerve pain

CRISPR may not be as foolproof as earlier believed – gene editing tech leads to unwanted mutations

CRISPR may not be as foolproof as earlier believed – gene editing tech leads to unwanted mutations

Gene editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations, study shows

Gene editing technology can introduce hundreds of unintended mutations, study shows

Prolaris becomes first genetic test to receive Medicare coverage for favorable intermediate and low-risk prostate cancer

Prolaris becomes first genetic test to receive Medicare coverage for favorable intermediate and low-risk prostate cancer

New NMR machine at TSRI’s Florida campus will help advance drug development process

New NMR machine at TSRI’s Florida campus will help advance drug development process