WIREs RNA
When viruses borrow artillery

When viruses borrow artillery

Researchers explore the different mechanisms viruses have evolved to effectively seize host cell ribosomes, and the role they play in the virus’ life cycle.

Moving messengers making their way to the limelight

Moving messengers making their way to the limelight

Every gene found in our DNA exerts its action via the activity of its encoded protein product. However, the synthesis of the protein cannot take place directly from the gene. An intermediate messenger RNA (mRNA) molecule is first produced from the gene via a process...