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Enhancers make non-coding RNA

Genomes don't just encode protein-coding RNAs. They also give rise to various groups of RNAs that can regulate gene expression. Short RNAs that form from enhancer sequences might be one such class of regulatory RNA.

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Figure 1: Unsuspected sites of transcription.


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