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38A Spurs Cells to Manufacture Var IV

Caption: Researchers show that the small RNA 38A spurs cells to manufacture Var IV, a splice variant of a key neuronal protein, and potentially promote Alzheimer's disease. In this image, Var IV (green) is prevalent in cells that make extra 38A (left) but rare in control cells (right).

Credit: Massone, S., et al. 2011. J. Cell Biol. doi:10.1083/jcb.201011053.

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