Researchers have discovered that expression of the ataxin-7 gene – the cause of the neurological disorder spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 – has two regulators: a highly conserved, multi-tasking protein called CTCF and, surprisingly, an adjacent promoter containing non-coding RNA.  Illustration courtesy of Christina Takamatsu-Butler, UC San Diego.
Non-coding RNA Has Role in Inherited Neurological Disorder – And Maybe Other Brain Diseases Too

Researchers have discovered that expression of the ataxin-7 gene – the cause of the neurological disorder spinocerebellar ataxia type 7 – has two regulators: a highly conserved, multi-tasking protein called CTCF and, surprisingly, an adjacent promoter containing non-coding RNA.  Illustration courtesy of Christina Takamatsu-Butler, UC San Diego.

Non-coding RNA Has Role in Inherited Neurological Disorder – And Maybe Other Brain Diseases Too

Notes

  1. secretlyinsincere reblogged this from ucsdhealthsciences
  2. intellectualbeggar reblogged this from ucsdhealthsciences
  3. rnomics reblogged this from ucsdhealthsciences
  4. ucsdhealthsciences posted this

About

News from UC San Diego Health Sciences
Media Contacts: 619-543-6163
HealthSciComm@ucsd.edu

Blogroll

  • fastcompany
  • unicef
  • comedycentral
  • azspot
  • newyorker
  • whitehouse
  • theonion
  • neurosciencestuff
  • usagov
  • theweekmagazine
  • pozmagazine
  • medicalstate
  • cranquis
  • laboratoryequipment
  • yahoonews
  • thisisfusion
  • mothernaturenetwork
  • scishow
  • washingtonpost
  • highcountrynews
  • scientificillustration
  • nydailynews
  • think-progress
  • afro-dominicano
  • nbcnightlynews
  • stemcellculture
  • ucresearch
  • onaissues
  • newshour
  • abcworldnews
  • longform
  • instagram
  • kqedscience
  • forum-network
  • huffingtonpost
  • doctorswithoutborders
  • rollingstone
  • ucsciencetoday
  • wnyc
  • forbes
  • scienceyoucanlove
  • therumpus
  • npr
  • shortformblog
  • explore-blog
  • boston
  • amnhnyc
  • guardian
  • pbsthisdayinhistory
  • yaleuniversity
  • medicalschool
  • wsudiscovery
  • oupacademic
  • plannedparenthood
  • photojojo
  • sciencefriday
  • lakeconews
  • mashablehq
  • currentsinbiology
  • sdzsafaripark
  • nursefocker
  • mathcat345
  • katiecouric
  • pubhealth
  • wayfaringmd
  • sdzoo
  • columbusdispatch
  • usatoday
  • sesamestreet
  • researchchla
  • aspiringdoctors
  • sciencenetlinks
  • breakingnews
  • theskygazer
  • infographicjournal
  • medindia
  • md-admissions
  • pulitzercenter
  • austinstatesman
  • nprradiopictures
  • libertasacademica
  • thebrainscoop
  • actgnetwork
  • msnbc
  • prnewswire
  • smithsonianmag
  • todaysdocument
  • scinerds
  • post-mitotic
  • nursingmonkeymomma
  • dodgemedlin
  • doublejack
  • prochoiceamerica
  • latimes
  • exploratorium
  • mindblowingscience
  • missmdisme
  • medresearch
  • publicradiointernational
  • staff
  • thevancouversun
  • natgeofound
  • timemagazine
  • jtotheizzoe
  • artandsciencejournal
  • ucsdspecialcollections
  • scipak
  • nprfreshair
  • aarp
  • officialssay
  • nbcnews
  • 3rdofmay
  • thisissandiego
  • pbstv
  • americanpublicmedia
  • cancerninja
  • nypl
  • thedailyshow
  • cenwatchglass
  • buzzfeed
  • csmonitor
  • thescienceblog
  • tballardbrown
  • psydoctor8
  • nprontheroad
  • usnews
  • madsweat
  • cnbc
  • timelightbox
  • today
  • artneuroscience
  • bbsrc
  • anaofta
  • seltzerlizard
  • scientificthought
  • melon-collies
  • inothernews
  • ucsdcrossculturalcenter
  • wnycradiolab
  • wired
  • tmagazine
  • statedept
  • science-junkie
  • journalofajournalist
  • princeton-medbloro
  • nprglobalhealth
  • newsweek
  • ari-abroad
  • salon
  • shortyawards
  • newswatchtv
  • washingtonexaminer
  • molecularlifesciences
  • codeit
  • nysci
  • peacecorps
  • scienceisbeauty
  • ucsdzone
  • scienceandfood
  • blamoscience
  • ucrhub
  • sciencesoup
  • markcoatney
  • reuters
  • pritheworld
  • jayparkinsonmd
  • robertreich
  • minnpost
  • ottawahealth
  • bbglasses
  • fyeahmedlab
  • science-and-logic
  • queerability
  • blue-lights-and-tea
  • alscientist
  • fuckyeahneuroscience
  • htdeverything
  • houseofmind
  • mediamed
  • psychotherapy
  • phdr
  • mediclopedia
  • topherchris
  • kateoplis
  • soupsoup
  • brookhavenlab
  • ohscience
  • lewisandquark
  • biocanvas
  • artpoweratucsd
  • ucsdcancer
  • denverpost
  • motherjones
  • discoverynews
  • michiganengineering
  • oh4theloveofscience
  • healthcareinfoguide
  • nurse-on-duty
  • skunkbear
  • thenewrepublic
  • wgbhnews
  • theatlantic
  • colchrishadfield
  • fuckyeahcardiovascularsystem
  • fuckyeahnervoussystem
  • sciencenote
  • matthewkeys
  • hospitalreina
  • robotmuesli
  • pneupnurse
  • ziyadnazem
  • medethicslady
  • themedicalchronicles
  • kpcc
  • ohyeahdevelopmentalbiology
  • ucsdcareerservicescenter
  • science
  • pacificstand
  • clearscience
  • bitesizedbiology
  • poptech
  • futureofscience
  • galindoyadira
  • genannetics
  • ucsd
  • ucsdmedialab
  • joshherigon
  • thescienceofreality
  • ladyjournos
  • articulomortis
  • sciencechicks
  • auditoryinsomniac
  • chronicleofhighered
  • vetstail
  • neurolove
  • ajebsary
  • neuroanatomyblog
  • goodideapublichealth
  • tedx
  • huffpostscience
  • thecoloradopursuit
  • brainmtters
  • bobedwardsradio
  • paraphyletic
  • sci-fact
  • nationalpost
  • carlzimmer
  • life
  • dailymedical
  • oceanportal
  • bklynmed
  • wellcomebrains
  • aljazeera
  • reportingonhealth
  • ucsfbioengineering
  • coolhealthinfographics
  • thedailywhat
  • villagevoice
  • nbclatino
  • guardiancomment
  • scientificbritain
  • adschu