NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – In a study (pdf) in press in eLife, a Harvard University-led team presented findings from their research on mice missing a dozen-and-a-half different long, non-coding RNAs, or lncRNAs.

In an effort to explore the functions of and requirements for lncRNAs from the long, intergenic non-coding RNA, or lincRNA variety, the researchers developed 18 knockout mouse strains, each lacking a different lincRNA.

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