New roles for old RNA cap flavors

March 18th, 2019 by Richard A. Padgett

New roles for old RNA cap flavors

New roles for old RNA cap flavors, Published online: 18 March 2019; doi:10.1038/s41589-019-0252-3

The N6-methyladenosine modification next to the 5′ RNA cap has dynamic regulatory functions. Recent findings show that this modification regulates the splicing and translational activity of different classes of RNAs.