Non-coding RNA reveals its secrets

Scientists from the Schuman Lab at the Max Planck Institute for Brain Research have investigated the variety of structures and functions in non-coding parts of messenger RNA (mRNA) from brain cells. These untranslated regions (UTRs) are essential for regulating the stability and localization of mRNAs, as well as its translation into proteins. The scientists will report their findings in the latest edition of Neuron. (Mehr in: Pressemitteilungen – idw – Informationsdienst Wissenschaft)