MUSC researchers show how non-coding RNA promotes tumor formation

22:35 EDT 21 Aug 2017 |

A mechanism that pushes a certain gene to produce a non-coding form of RNA instead of its protein-coding alternative can promote the growth of cancer, report researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina in an article published online ahead of print on August 21, 2017 by Nature Cell Biology.

Original Article: MUSC researchers show how non-coding RNA promotes tumor formation


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