Y RNAs: recent developments

  title={Y RNAs: recent developments},
  author={Adam E. Hall and Carly Turnbull and Tam{\'a}s Dalmay},
  booktitle={Biomolecular Concepts},
Abstract Non-coding RNAs have emerged as key regulators in diverse cellular processes. Y RNAs are ∼100-nucleotide-long non-coding RNAs that show high conservation in metazoans. Human Y RNAs are known to bind to the Ro60 and La proteins to form the Ro ribonucleoprotein complex. Their main biological function appears to be in mediating the initiation of chromosomal DNA replication, regulating the autoimmune protein Ro60, and generating smaller RNA fragments following cellular stress, although the… 

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