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The role of RNA in protein synthesis was suspected already in 1939. ... might be catalytic and suggested that the earliest forms of ... At about the same time, 22 nt long RNAs, now called ...

The RNA World and the Origins of Life - Molecular Biology of the ...

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One view is that an RNA world existed on Earth before modern cells arose ( Figure 6-91). ... 1982, when it was discovered that RNA molecules themselves can act as catalysts. .... At the same time, it can promote the replication of other types of RNA ... it is now performed by a complex interlocking system of protein and RNA ...

Introns - DNA-RNA-Protein

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Since the discovery of introns in pre-mRNA, other types of introns have also been ... We now know of 4 types of introns: introns in tRNA genes, group I introns, ...

RNA Discovery - News Medical

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Oct 14, 2012 ... RNA was found to be distinctly different from DNA. ... During this time the RNA types that are useful in protein synthesis were identified.

Dengue Viruses | Learn Science at Scitable - Nature

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Who discovered the dengue virus? How many types of dengue viruses are there, and what do we know about them? How does the ... Both pairs of scientists had isolated the virus now referred to as dengue virus 1 (DEN-1). Is DEN-1 the only .... The viral RNA then hijacks the host cell's machinery to replicate itself. The virus ...

Investigating Microbial Diversity: Then and Now - Learn Genetics

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(right) Scientists grow a microbe in different types of culture media to learn about its ... Ribosomal RNA studies have expanded our view of the microbial world and ... led to the discovery of a third domain of life, called archaea, which is now ...

ENCODE: the rough guide to the human genome - Discover ...

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Sep 5, 2012 ... Or it is read and 'transcribed' into molecules of RNA. ... looked at 147 types of cells, and the human body has a few thousand. A given ... Now, we've zoomed in. ...... A Geocentric theory had little practicality till space travel – but ...

Friedrich Miescher and the discovery of DNA - ScienceDirect

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Friedrich Miescher;; DNA;; Nuclein;; Discovery;; History;; Tübingen;; Felix Hoppe- Seyler; .... one of the pioneers of physiological chemistry (now biochemistry). .... At first, Miescher focused on the various types of proteins that make up the ..... in the DNA is translated into proteins through RNA) and speculates that three bases  ...

The Second Coming of RNAi | The Scientist Magazine®

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Sep 1, 2014 ... Now showing clinical progress against liver diseases, the gene-silencing ... Since its discovery 16 years ago, researchers have been eyeing RNA ... in treating forms of cancer and other diseases that are particularly hard to ...

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Chapter 2: RNA and DNA Revealed: New Roles, New Rules: The ...

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Jun 9, 2011 ... But, while they are both types of genetic material, RNA and DNA are .... Although scientists identified RNAi less than 10 years ago, they now ...

New Class Of Small RNAs Discovered: Function Defined ...

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Jan 28, 2009 ... What roles, if any, each of these new types of RNA play within the cell is now an important topic of research. The world of small RNAs gets ...

Discovery of microRNAs and other small RNAs in solid tumors

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May 18, 2010 ... pression of 10 novel small RNAs in 31 different types of blood ... used for the discovery of novel miRNA species and ...... sequenced till now.