NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – RNA polymerase II can produce sense and antisense transcripts both upstream and downstream of transcription start sites, generating small RNAs that may themselves participate in transcriptional regulation, according to four new papers appearing online today in Science Express.
 

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