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Opko said it may use some of the proceeds to make additional acquisitions.

Opko Acquires Curna for $10M


Curna's technology, according to Opko, allows for the up-regulation of target proteins and was exclusively licensed from the Scripps Research Institute.

Using a variety of genetic approaches, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have shown that some SNPs previously linked to atherosclerosis risk can affect the splicing of a long, non-coding RNA that's found in both circular and linear forms in human cells.

While the exact goals of the so-called TRC3 have yet to be defined, the initiative expects that these will include the expansion of its scope to include reagents targeting non-coding RNAs.

An international research team has identified a role for small peptides produced by the non-coding Drosophila gene polished rice in mediating the activity of a transcription factor during fruit fly development.

Zoltán Konthur from the Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics discusses why researchers studying non-protein coding RNAs with real-time PCR need their own set of reference molecules for normalization.

The school is also planning to establish and RNA core facility to give investigators campus-wide access to instrumentation and RNA-analysis expertise that is currently unavailable.

A team of researchers from Yale University has used bioinformatics to find previously unidentified non-coding RNAs in bacteria using environmental DNA sequence data.

The grants will support research into developing ncRNAs as cancer biomarkers.


The European Medicines Agency recommends that a warning about the possibility of blood clots be added to the product information.

According to Agence France Presse, astronauts who are to arrive soon at the International Space Station are to study the effect of microgravity on brain organoids and more.

A new study finds that farmed fish have led to a decline in genetic diversity among Atlantic salmon, the Guardian reports.

In Cell this week: analysis of SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7 introductions to the US, increased horizontal gene transfer higher in gut microbiomes linked to industrialization, and more.