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Sneaky RNA Tag Rendered Visible
05.08.2019

Understanding exactly where this tag attaches will reveal new aspects of how our genes are regulated

neuron regeneration
24.01.2019

Researchers identify a "switch" that is only active when nerves are injured

Gerst: cellular nanotubes
26.04.2018

Researchers reveal how functional genetic instructions are passed from cell to cell

(l-r) Prof. Ido Amit and Prof. Amos Tanay
30.10.2017

Weizmann Institute scientists have been chosen to participate in the international project to map every cell in the human body

(l-r) Prof. Rotem Sorek, Maya Shamir and Daniel Dar
14.04.2016

A Weizmann team find new RNA switches for antibiotic resistance

Activity of a glucose-manufacturing gene in mouse liver tissue, viewed under a fluorescence microscope. A high concentration of mRNA (red dots) reveals that this activity is highest near a blood vessel (PP) that bathes the tissue in oxygen-rich blood, essential for glucose manufacture
01.03.2015

Fits and spurts of gene expression help the liver cope with change

Stem cell colony with cells in the process of differentiation; from the lab of Dr. Jacob Hanna
02.02.2015

Before anything else, a stem cell must first put the brakes on its “stem-cell” program

RiboSNitches: these RNA segments in the mother and father have slightly different sequences, but very different folding patterns
15.05.2014

Folds in the RNA strands called RiboSNitches may affect protein function 
 

Yeast tRNA. Blue and gray are the anticodon end, purple translates to amino acid. Image: Yikrazuul via Wikimedia Commons
03.04.2014

Translators in the cell help out when a teammate is in trouble

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