NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – A team led by investigators at Yale University and the Salk Institute for Biological Studies has identified a functional microprotein in human cells — a puny polypeptide that appears to participate in a pathway that removes the cap from messenger RNAs during the mRNA turnover process.

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