NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – While the physiological function of some microRNAs has been established, especially in cases where they strongly downregulate specific genes, the broader purpose of the small, non-coding RNAs has been unclear. New research published this week, however, indicates that miRNAs act as genomic noise dampeners, controlling variability in protein expression.

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In Genome Biology this week: approach to analyze alternative polyadenylation, algorithm to predict transcriptomic structural variations, and more.

May
08
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Dovetail Genomics

This webinar will discuss a proximity ligation-based method for studying structural variation in formalin-fixed paraffin-embedded (FFPE) tissue.