Day 107 (5p14.1-5p13.2): drosha

 

MiRNA_processinghttps://cs.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drosha#/media/File:MiRNA_processing.jpg

Day 107 has 17 protein-coding genes (browser view) including DROSHA.

Drosha is an enzyme that cuts double-stranded RNA – an RNAse. The fly version of this gene was discovered and named in 1999, and the human gene was characterized soon after. Drosha processes microRNAs, small noncoding genes that can turn off other genes by silencing their RNAs.

Click here to see all 8644679 letters of Day 107 with DROSHA underlined.

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