Malaria Plays Hide-and-Seek with Immune System by Using Long Noncoding ... - Infection Control Today


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Malaria Plays Hide-and-Seek with Immune System by Using Long Noncoding ...
Infection Control Today
Furthermore, these long noncoding RNA (lncRNAs) molecules incorporate themselves into DNA structures, and determine how the parasite selects a single gene for expression while the rest of the family is kept silent. In a series of genetic experiments in ...
Scientists discover secrets behind malaria parasite's immune system evasionVaccine News Daily

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What Is the Promise of Long Non-Coding RNA Biomarkers? - Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News


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What Is the Promise of Long Non-Coding RNA Biomarkers?
Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News
Transcripts of at least 200 nucleotides, long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs), comprise the majority of the human transcriptome. lncRNAs substantially outnumber small noncoding RNAs, for example at least 7,100 lncRNAs are known compared with slightly more ...

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Long non-coding RNAs - Australian Life Scientist


Long non-coding RNAs
Australian Life Scientist
An early-career researcher with the Cancer and Stem Cell Biology Group at Children's Cancer Institute Australia (CCIA), Lynch will look at whether targeting long non-coding RNAs can provide a potential new way of treating acute lymphoblastic leukaemia ...

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Not Junk: lncRNA Linked To Anxiety In Mice - Asian Scientist Magazine


Not Junk: lncRNA Linked To Anxiety In Mice
Asian Scientist Magazine
The gene, identified as a long non-coding RNA (lncRNA), was found to occur within a section of the genome most commonly associated with “junk” DNA—the 98 percent of the human genome that, until recently, was thought to have no function.

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Scientists develop a novel method to suppress malaria parasite's virulence ... - HealthCanal.com


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Scientists develop a novel method to suppress malaria parasite's virulence ...
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Ron Dzikowski and his PhD student Inbar Amit-Avraham found that at the precise moment in the cell cycle when a specific var gene is active, corresponding RNA molecules (of a type called long noncoding RNA) are present. Furthermore, these long ...
Israeli Scientists Suppress Malaria Parasite, Creates Way to Boost Immune SystemJspace News
Hebrew University develops 'breakthough' method to suppress malaria ...Jerusalem Post Israel News
Researchers reveal how malaria parasite deploys genetic trickery to escape ...News-Medical.net

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Is Most of Our DNA Garbage? - New York Times


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Is Most of Our DNA Garbage?
New York Times
T. Ryan Gregory's lab at the University of Guelph in Ontario is a sort of genomic menagerie, stocked with creatures, living and dead, waiting to have their DNA laid bare. Scorpions lurk in their terrariums. Tarantulas doze under bowls. Flash-frozen ...

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Parasite biology The antisense antigen switch - Nature.com


Parasite biology The antisense antigen switch
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The regulatory mechanisms controlling var gene expression are not fully understood, but Dzikowski and colleagues now show that antisense long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) contribute to the mutually exclusive activation pattern of these genes.

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Gene Discovered That May Play Role in Anxiety, Schizophrenia - Psychiatry Advisor


Gene Discovered That May Play Role in Anxiety, Schizophrenia
Psychiatry Advisor
The gene is a long, noncoding RNA and was found within a section of the genome most associated with so-called "junk" DNA, the 98% of the human genome that, until recently, was thought to have no function. The researchers note this is the first time ...

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