Long non-coding RNAs found in human cells may exhibit more pronounced inter-individual variability in their expression than messenger RNA transcripts, according to a Genome Biology study by Austrian researchers. The team did RNA sequencing on human primary granulocyte cells from 10 healthy individuals, including seven individuals who were tested at several time points a month or more apart.

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