Conceptual image showing molecules making up a brain shape
The Noncoding Regulators of the Brain
Noncoding RNAs are proving to be critical players in the evolution of brain anatomy and cognitive complexity.
The Noncoding Regulators of the Brain
The Noncoding Regulators of the Brain

Noncoding RNAs are proving to be critical players in the evolution of brain anatomy and cognitive complexity.

Noncoding RNAs are proving to be critical players in the evolution of brain anatomy and cognitive complexity.

circular RNA
Illustration of RNAs
Infographic: Noncoding RNA in the Brain
Christie Wilcox | Sep 12, 2022
Neurologically important noncoding RNAs come in many shapes and sizes.
First In Vivo Function Found for Animal Circular RNA
Catherine Offord | Aug 10, 2017
Mice lacking the RNA had deregulated microRNAs in the brain, disrupted synaptic communication, and behavioral abnormalities associated with neuropsychiatric disorders.
Twists and Turns
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jul 16, 2017
New starring roles for nucleic acids
Uncovering Functions of Circular RNAs
Catherine Offord | Jul 16, 2017
Recent research has revealed many surprises about circular RNAs, from findings that they are translated in vivo to links between their expression and disease.
Making the Rounds
Catherine Offord | Jul 16, 2017
Circular RNA biogenesis occurs when RNA fragments are bent into closed loops of one or more exons and/or introns.