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RNA-binding proteins

Professor James Eberwine describes the primary functions of RNA-binding proteins, which include regulating tRNAs, degrading RNAs, synthesizing RNAs, and regulating multigenic gene expression.
RNA-binding proteins are proteins that are existent within the cell that bind RNA. These can occur in the nucleus, cytoplasm, or even subcellular regions in the neurons, dendrites, and potentially axons. RNA-binding proteins regulate the translation of RNAs, the degradation of RNAs, and the synthesis of RNAs and they're important regulators of multigenic gene expression.
rna, binding, proteins, gene expression, synthesis, translation, cytoplasm, nucleus, regulators, james eberwine
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