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RNA interference hangs by a thread

The Paf1 protein complex in fission yeast has been found to protect protein-coding genes from inhibition by RNA-mediated silencing of transcription, by stimulating the release of nascent transcripts from DNA. See Letter p.248

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Zaratiegui, M. RNA interference hangs by a thread. Nature 520, 162–164 (2015). https://doi.org/10.1038/nature14376

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