I don't work at the wet lab and don't know all the details about the knockdown techniques. My question is: How lncRNA knockdown is done? For example - you have lncRNA that is functional in the ...
Is there a protein that catalyzes this or does it happen spontaneously? In which part of the cell does this happen?
I get conflicting answers. One would think if it was true, it would be rather seminal and widely known. There are papers from Khorana, Holland, and Bretscher (late 60s) that suggest that it ...
Are some non-coding RNA spliced like mRNA? I tried to find some information but I don't find anything...
I know that there are two most important directions of genetic information transfer in living organisms: DNA->DNA and DNA->RNA. The first is replication, and the second is transcription. I wonder if ...
We touched on introns and exons in my bio class, but unfortunately we didn't really talk about why Eukaryotes have introns. It would seem they would have to have some purpose since prokaryotes do not ...