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Molecular biology

The ends justify the means

A genomic analysis of yeast reveals that individual genes produce a rich complexity of RNA molecules with differing start and end sequences. The variation in these transcripts reflects the diversity of gene-regulation mechanisms. See Letter p.127

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Figure 1: Diversity of transcript isoforms.

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    *This article and the paper under discussion2 were published online on 24 April 2013.

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Pugh, B. The ends justify the means. Nature 497, 48–49 (2013). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature12098

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