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Nat Cell Biol. 2008 Sep;10(9):1023-4. doi: 10.1038/ncb0908-1023.

Non-coding RNA transcription: turning on neighbours.

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  • RIKEN Omics Science Center, Yokohama, Japan. carninci@riken.jp

Abstract

Even though less than 2% of the mammalian genome encodes proteins, a significant fraction can be transcribed into non-coding RNAs. An elegant study identifies a function for non-coding RNA transcription in activating neighbouring genes.

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