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"7.343 An RNA Safari: Exploring the Surprising Diversity of Mammalian Transcriptomes | Biology" icon

7.343 An RNA Safari: Exploring the Surprising Diversity of Mammalian Transcriptomes | Biology

The aim of this class is to introduce the exciting and often under appreciated discoveries in RNA biology by exploring the diversity of RNAs—encompassing classical molecules such as ribosomal RNAs (rRNAs), transfer RNAs (tRNAs) and messenger RNAs (mRNAs) as well as newer species, such as microRNAs (miRNAs), long-noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs), and circular RNAs (circRNAs). For each new class of RNA, we will evaluate the evidence for its existence as...

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