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RNA editing process plays essential role in embryo development

  December, 8 2000 0:26
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RNA editing process plays essential role in embryo development

Scientists report the first direct evidence that RNA editing is essential to embryo development. RNA editing is a normal but not yet fully understood process by which one gene can make multiple proteins. Mouse embryos lacking an RNA editing gene died midterm, unable to form mature red blood cells.

National Institutes of Health, Human Frontier Program,& Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Marion Wyce
Wistar Institute

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