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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.
Researchers use nanopore technique to detect biomarkers of disease

Researchers use nanopore technique to detect biomarkers of disease

New synthetic genetic tool measures and manipulates protein aggregation in live cells

New synthetic genetic tool measures and manipulates protein aggregation in live cells

Researchers discover new function in gene-regulatory protein

Researchers discover new function in gene-regulatory protein

Small RNA molecules trigger cancer cells to commit suicide

Small RNA molecules trigger cancer cells to commit suicide

New RNA switch achieves gene activation thousands of times better than nature

New RNA switch achieves gene activation thousands of times better than nature

TGen project to develop standard operating procedures for single-cell RNA sequencing

TGen project to develop standard operating procedures for single-cell RNA sequencing

Study opens door to new approach for curing HIV infections

Study opens door to new approach for curing HIV infections

Novel gene expression signature assay could help enhance lymphoma management

Novel gene expression signature assay could help enhance lymphoma management

Scientists discover new non-genetic cause of resistance to anti-cancer therapies

Scientists discover new non-genetic cause of resistance to anti-cancer therapies

Study helps understand basic mechanisms of mitochondrial DNA maintenance

Study helps understand basic mechanisms of mitochondrial DNA maintenance

McGill researchers discover new cellular mechanism in Alzheimer's disease

McGill researchers discover new cellular mechanism in Alzheimer's disease

NTNU researchers reveal how HCV converts innocent cells into virus factories

NTNU researchers reveal how HCV converts innocent cells into virus factories

MIT researchers develop new technique to screen for genes that protect against diseases

MIT researchers develop new technique to screen for genes that protect against diseases

Birth control method for men by gene editing

Birth control method for men by gene editing

Researchers find potential approach to prevent peripheral neuropathy

Researchers find potential approach to prevent peripheral neuropathy

Genetic discovery provides strong lead for future research on male contraception

Genetic discovery provides strong lead for future research on male contraception

New serotypes of Zika virus could appear in near future, researcher cautions

New serotypes of Zika virus could appear in near future, researcher cautions

Scientists identify potential treatment target for diabetic retinopathy

Scientists identify potential treatment target for diabetic retinopathy

Study findings provide new insight into inflammatory bowel disease

Study findings provide new insight into inflammatory bowel disease

FDA grants approval for new test to detect Zika virus in blood donations

FDA grants approval for new test to detect Zika virus in blood donations