LMU researchers identify new drug target for atherosclerosis

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The enzyme Dicer processes RNA transcripts, cutting them into short segments that regulate the synthesis of specific proteins. A Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich team has shown that Dicer promotes theĀ development of atherosclerosis, thus identifying a new drug target. The term atherosclerosis refers to a pathological process in which fat-rich deposits in the walls of major […]