HIRN Webinar: “RNA Process in Metabolic Tissues”

Click HERE to access the YouTube  recording of the webinar.

Wednesday, July 12, 2023 (1:00 pm Eastern / 10:00 am Pacific)

Topics Discussed:

  • Introduction: RNA processing is an important layer of regulation in the islet
  • RNA Splicing
    • Endocrine cell-specific RNA-Splicing
    • Alternate splicing in diabetic islets
    • Splicing defects contribute to beta cell dysfunction
  • RNA Modifications
    • Types of mRNA modifications in metabolic tissues
    • Significance of m6A mRNA methylation in type 1 and type 2 diabetes
    • Role of m6A and pseudouridine in mRNA and carRNA regulation


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