Contact: Kim Irwin
University of California - Los Angeles Health Sciences
Caption: Researchers at UCLA's Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center and the departments of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Pathology and Laboratory Medicine have uncovered a role for an essential cell protein in shuttling RNA into the mitochondria, the energy-producing "power plant" of the cell.
Credit: Maureen Heaster
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