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Universität Zürich News Artikel
Im Kampf gegen das neue Sars-Corona-Virus sind Impfstoffe gesucht. Steve Pascolo von der Universität Zürich und assoziiertes Mitglied des NCCRs RNA & Disease kann dank neuer Technologien innert kürzester Zeit Impfstoff-Kandidaten herstellen. Basierend auf der gleichen...

IRB News Article
A research team led by the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) in Bellinzona, affiliated to the Università della Svizzera italiana, has identified a molecular network required to balance the responses of human lymphocytes. The activities of these immune cells must be...

Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Basel
A research team has uncovered a genetic signature that enables cells to adapt their protein production according to their state. The researchers of the University of Basel’s Biozentrum report in “Genome Biology” that this newly discovered mechanism...

Welcome to Roger Geiger as a new associate member of the NCCR RNA & Disease.

Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Bern
It is estimated that the number of cancer cases worldwide will double by 2040. This makes the search for genes that cause cancer even more important. A team of researchers from the University of Bern and Inselspital, University Hospital Bern, has now...

FMI News Article
RNA decay plays a fundamental role in gene expression by controlling the quality and quantity of messenger RNAs. However, it has proved difficult to study and is still shrouded in mystery. Scientists from the Bühler group now uncovered key targets, components and functions of...

Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Basel
The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Sjöberg Prize 2020 jointly to Prof. Michael N. Hall, Biozentrum of the University of Basel, and Prof. David M. Sabatini, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), USA. The two scientists...

The Pillai lab identified that NUDT12 is a decapping enzyme of NAD-capped RNAs in the cytoplasm and forms a complex with BLMH, which is responsible for the localization of the complex. Their findings were published in Cell Reports.

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  • Human NUDT12 is a decapping enzyme for NAD-capped RNAs
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The twelfth edition of the NCCR RNA & Disease Newsletter -The Messenger has been published.

Click here to read The Messenger

FMI News Article
Thanks to their expertise in single-molecule imaging of RNAs, researchers from the group of Jeff Chao at the FMI helped to reveal the biological mechanism of a small molecule that restricts Ewing’s sarcoma cell growth. The study - published in Nature Chemical Biology - is further...