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Carthew, R.W. (2002). RNA interference: the fragile X syndrome connection.  Curr. Biol. 12(24): R852--R854.
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Fragile X syndrome is caused by loss of expression of FMRP, a protein proposed to act as a regulator of mRNA translation which promotes synaptic maturation and function. Now FMRP has been found to associate with the RNP complex that mediates post-transcriptional silencing by RNAi.

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    English
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    Curr. Biol.
    Title
    Current Biology
    Publication Year
    1991-
    ISBN/ISSN
    0960-9822
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