How Molecular Gardeners Curtail Colorectal Cancer


DNA can’t do its job without the help of its hard-working friend, RNA. However, not all RNAs have the body’s best interests in mind. Ahlina Archibald, a postbaccalaureate research fellow in the Intramural Research Program at the National Institutes of Health, studies how molecular gardeners called ribonucleases trim overgrown RNA molecules that contribute to cancer. Figuring out which RNA molecules those ribonucleases remove could reveal new targets for cancer therapies. 

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