RNA Information Transfer Could Be Used in Repairing DNA

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Researchers have found that not only can RNA serve as a template for the repair of double-strand breaks, but that it was modifying genomic information in the absence of double-strand breaks. Shown are Georgia Tech Professor Francesca Storici and first author Chance Meers. (Credit: Chance Meers)

Researchers have found that not only can RNA serve as a template for the repair of double-strand breaks, but that it was modifying genomic information in the absence of double-strand breaks. Shown is Francesca Storici, a professor in Georgia Tech’s School of Biological Sciences. (Credit: Rob Felt, Georgia Tech)