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Stanford Team Discover an Entirely New Kind of Biomolecule – Technology Networks

Researchers have discovered a novel biomolecule, glycoRNA, that could play a significant role in the biology of all living things.

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Stanford researchers have discovered a new kind of biomolecule that could play a significant role in the biology of all living things.
The novel biomolecule, dubbed glycoRNA, is a small ribbon of ribonucleic acid (RNA) with sugar molecules, called glycans, dangling from it. Up until now, the only kinds of similarly sugar-decorated biomolecules known to science were fats (lipids) and proteins. These glycolipids and glycoproteins appear ubiquitously in and on animal, plant and microbial cells, contributing…

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