The puzzle of RNAs that target gene promoters

Scott T. Younger, David R. Corey

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Few discoveries have had the impact of RNAi. Most researchers who use small RNAs to control gene expression in mammalian cells assume that mRNA will be the target. Recent studies, however, have suggested that small RNAs can also chromosomal DNA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1135-1139
Number of pages5
Issue number7
StatePublished - May 4 2009


  • Gene expression
  • Noncoding RNA
  • Promoter-targeted RNA
  • RNA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Medicine
  • Molecular Biology
  • Organic Chemistry

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