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-Weizmann Wonder Wander: Sneaky RNA Tag Rendered Visible : Understanding exactly where this tag attaches will reveal new aspects of how our genes are regulated

Aug 06, 2019 - ENP Newswire

The code name for a chemical tag at the center of a recent Weizmann Institute of Science study sounds a bit like the name of the British Foreign Service, but its doings are much more likely to be made public in the near future.

In fact, bringing to light the precise whereabouts of the tag - a genetic switch called m6A - and understanding how it operates is of crucial importance because its role, which has been shadowy until recently, is key for regulating the genome. In the new study, repo...