Video: Repeat expansion disorders — how RNA may gum up the works

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What happens when an RNA molecule contains too many repeats of the same short sequence of bases, or RNA building blocks? Whitehead Institute Member Ankur Jain and graduate student Michael Das explore how such repeats may contribute to neurodegeneration.



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