Friday Brainfood: Small RNA — Biology’s “Dark Matter”

Professor Sir David Baulcombe, Regius Professor of Botany in Plant Sciences at the University of Cambridge at the Oxofrd Scientific Society  on  “small RNAs” and RNA silencing.

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In this talk Sir Baulcombe explains that small RNA is in effect genetic research’s “dark matter”. He explains that RNA silencing is an epigentic control mechinism introducing heritable variation into DNA.
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  1. January 20, 2013

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