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RNA (ribonucleic acid)

RNA (ribonucleic acid) is created when DNA is transcribed. Like DNA, RNA contains the chemical bases adenine (A), cytosine (C) and guanine (G), but uses uracil (U) instead of thymine (T).

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Artificial intelligence shows how the X chromosome folds and unfolds 18 October 2021 News
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Bio-Rad and 10x Genomics settle multiple patent rows 2 August 2021 News
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CRISPR genome editing treatment shows promise for genetic disorder 5 July 2021 News
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Synthetic mouse embryos made with stem cells show differentiation 4 May 2021 News
Neanderthal genes also decrease the risk of severe COVID-19 22 February 2021 News
Differences in gene expression may explain mental disorder symptoms 15 February 2021 News
Will a COVID-19 vaccine change my DNA? 1 February 2021 Comment
CRISPR shown to dampen gene activity in bacteria 25 January 2021 News
Correlation and Causation: What Can Genetics and Genomics Tell Us about COVID-19? 21 December 2020 Comment
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