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Noncoding RNAs are RNA molecules that do not encode proteins. They constitute the vast majority of human genome, ~97 % (Fig. 1). Recent research revealed functional roles for several noncoding RNAs, but it is not known if all are functional.
KeywordsChronic Lymphocytic Leukemia microRNA Expression HOTAIR Expression Piwi Protein Silence Gene Expression
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