Newly Discovered Glycosylated RNA Is All Over Cells: Study
Newly Discovered Glycosylated RNA Is All Over Cells: Study
Prior to a 2019 preprint, “glycoRNAs” weren’t known to exist. Now, the researchers who found them say they’re on lots of cells and may play a role in immune signaling.
Newly Discovered Glycosylated RNA Is All Over Cells: Study
Newly Discovered Glycosylated RNA Is All Over Cells: Study

Prior to a 2019 preprint, “glycoRNAs” weren’t known to exist. Now, the researchers who found them say they’re on lots of cells and may play a role in immune signaling.

Prior to a 2019 preprint, “glycoRNAs” weren’t known to exist. Now, the researchers who found them say they’re on lots of cells and may play a role in immune signaling.

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How RNAs Called SINEUPs Upregulate Translation
How RNAs Called SINEUPs Upregulate Translation
Catherine Offord | Jan 1, 2021
The recently discovered long noncoding RNAs seem to boost the production of specific proteins in the cell by interacting with RNA-binding proteins, researchers find.
RNA Moves a Memory From One Snail to Another
RNA Moves a Memory From One Snail to Another
Ashley Yeager | May 14, 2018
Injecting molecules from a sea slug that received tail shocks into one that didn’t made the recipient animal behave more cautiously. 
The RNA Age: A Primer
The RNA Age: A Primer
Ruth Williams | May 11, 2017
Our guide to all known forms of RNA, from cis-NAT to vault RNA and everything in between.
Noncoding RNA Helps Cells Recover from DNA Damage
Noncoding RNA Helps Cells Recover from DNA Damage
Diana Kwon | May 1, 2017
Scientists discover transcripts from the same gene that can express both proteins and noncoding RNA.
 
Study: Most Long Noncoding RNAs Likely Functional
Study: Most Long Noncoding RNAs Likely Functional
Kerry Grens | Mar 1, 2017
Nearly 20,000 lncRNAs identified in human cells may play some role in cellular activities.
Research at Micro- and Nanoscales
Research at Micro- and Nanoscales
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jun 1, 2016
From whole cells to genes, closer examination continues to surprise.
 
Noncoding RNAs Not So Noncoding
Noncoding RNAs Not So Noncoding
Ruth Williams | Jun 1, 2016
Bits of the transcriptome once believed to function as RNA molecules are in fact translated into small proteins.
Finding Mislabeled Noncoding RNAs
Finding Mislabeled Noncoding RNAs
Ruth Williams | May 31, 2016
Researchers scour the genome for micropeptides encoded within RNAs presumed to function in a noncoding capacity.
Dial It Up, Dial It Down
Dial It Up, Dial It Down
Kelly Rae Chi | Mar 1, 2016
Newer CRISPR tools for manipulating transcription will help unlock noncoding RNA’s many roles.
Obesity Alters Sperm Epigenome
Obesity Alters Sperm Epigenome
Karen Zusi | Dec 3, 2015
Moderately obese men display different epigenetic marks on their sperm than lean men, and bariatric surgery in massively obese men correlated with changes in sperm methylation.
Riboswitch Flip Kills Bacteria
Riboswitch Flip Kills Bacteria
Ruth Williams | Sep 30, 2015
Scientists discover a novel antibacterial molecule that targets a vital RNA regulatory element.
New Legs to Stand On
New Legs to Stand On
Mary Beth Aberlin | Jun 1, 2015
Reconstructing the past using ancient DNA
Not So Noncoding
Not So Noncoding
Jenny Rood | Jun 1, 2015
An RNA thought to be noncoding in fact encodes a small protein that regulates calcium uptake in muscle.
Two-Faced RNAs
Two-Faced RNAs
Kerry Grens | Apr 1, 2015
The same microRNAs can have opposing roles in cancer.
Circadian Atlas Chronicles Gene Expression
Circadian Atlas Chronicles Gene Expression
Kate Yandell | Oct 27, 2014
Researchers have mapped the times of day when mouse genes are transcribed across 12 organs.
Crossing Boundaries
Crossing Boundaries
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 1, 2014
A groundbreaker in the study of Listeria monocytogenes, Pascale Cossart continues to build her research tool kit to understand how to fight such intracellular human pathogens.
Human Proteome Mapped
Human Proteome Mapped
Anna Azvolinsky | May 28, 2014
Compiling mass spectrometry profiles of human tissues and cell lines, two separate groups publish near-complete drafts of the human proteome.
RNA Puts Proteins in a Headlock
RNA Puts Proteins in a Headlock
Kerry Grens | May 20, 2014
A noncoding RNA initiates translation by grabbing hold of repressor proteins and restricting their functions.
Contributors
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2012
Meet some of the people featured in the October 2012 issue of The Scientist.