Exploring How An RNA-binding Protein Affects Stress-exposed Cells
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Elena Garre is a biology and genetics researcher at University of Gothenburg | GU · Department of Rheumatology and Inflammation Research (DRIR).
                       

Exploring How An RNA-binding Protein Affects Stress-exposed Cells

Faced with sudden external physical stress, e.g.temperature shifts, desiccation, pH changes, cells need to adapt rapidly. Part of the adaptation is to counter the cellular impact of the stress itself, part is to balance the drop in energy production with a corresponding reduction of energy spending. These changes have to go into effect rapidly and to manage this, the cell needs to operate on multiple fronts simultaneously. Besides altering the transcription program, pre-existing transcripts can be modulated for increased or...

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