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mRNA (messenger RNA)

mRNA (messenger RNA) is an intermediate stage between a gene and the protein it codes for. The cell uses an mRNA template when making a protein, rather than reading the DNA code directly.

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Podcast Review: CRISPR Stops Rare Genetic Disease in New Human Trial 18 October 2021 Review
Preimplantation signalling system discovered in human embryos 20 September 2021 News
mRNA HIV vaccine trial to start 23 August 2021 News
COVID-19 vaccine and infertility google searches increase dramatically 19 July 2021 News
COVID-19 mRNA vaccines do not affect sperm count 21 June 2021 News
Algorithm maps gene expression within tissues 26 April 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 diagnostic test to help kidney transplant patients 20 April 2020 News
Mitochondria linked to stem cell transplant rejection 27 August 2019 News
NHS approves gene-silencing drug for rare hereditary condition 15 July 2019 News
Sydney Brenner, geneticist and Nobel laureate, dies aged 92 15 April 2019 News
Gene linked to schizophrenia is key in early brain development 2 October 2017 News
Regeneration of oocytes from discarded genetic material: will this double IVF success rates? 28 November 2016 Comment
Lower mitochondria gene activity in brains with Alzheimer's disease 14 November 2016 News
Research finds sperm's 'on' switch 21 March 2016 News
Database links genetic variants to effects on expression 11 May 2015 News
Cas9 inhibits hepatitis C in human cells 5 May 2015 News
Genome editing prevents mitochondrial disease in mice 27 April 2015 News
Human cells have their clock put back 9 February 2015 News
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