This Week in PLoS

This week in PLoS Computational Biology, the University of Copenhagen's Jan Gorodkin and Ivo Hofacker discuss the "basic principles of RNA folding" as well as how genomic screens for de novo RNA structures have been used to interrogate regulatory RNA structure on mRNAS and novel non-coding RNA genes, among other things.

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