Example sentences for: dicer

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  • The eukaryotic RDRP is part of a large ensemble of functionally linked proteins, which include the Dicer helicase-nuclease, PIWI family proteins, the Hen-2/Corymbosa-like RNA methylase, AlkB-related RNA demethylases, and Lin28-like RNA-binding proteins [ 1 45 46 ] . Since no closely related homologs of any of these proteins are encoded in the genomes of the phages that encode YRH proteins, the latter are unlikely to function in a biological context similar to that of the eukaryotic RDRPs.

  • The reason(s) for the differential levels of expression is unclear, but it is of interest to note that the mouse Dicer transcript is also prominently expressed in brain and heart tissue, while only lightly expressed in skeletal muscle [ 17 ] . Interestingly, an additional species (~3.

  • Sequence database searches and other studies [ 17 ] have revealed only two RNase III orthologues (Dicer and RNase III) in the mouse and human genomes.

  • 2000); and identified Dicer, the enzyme that chops dsRNA into short RNAs (Bernstein et al.

  • The central player in RNA-mediated gene silencing is a double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) that is chopped into tiny RNAs by the enzyme Dicer.

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