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Non-coding RNA transcription: turning on neighbours

Nature Cell Biology volume 10, pages 10231024 (2008) | Download Citation

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Even though less than 2% of the mammalian genome encodes proteins, a significant fraction can be transcribed into non-coding RNAs. An elegant study identifies a function for non-coding RNA transcription in activating neighbouring genes.

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  1. Piero Carninci is at the RIKEN Omics Science Center, Yokohama, Japan.  carninci@riken.jp

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