Sleeping Squirrels, Overexpressing Proteins: Researchers Explore Protein Changes in Hibernation | GenomeWeb

This story originally ran on Dec. 8.

By Tony Fong

A US-Chinese team of researchers has identified differences in expression levels between proteins and mRNA between hibernating and non-hibernating arctic squirrels, suggesting "substantial post-transcriptional regulation of proteins during torpor-arousal cycles of hibernation."

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