The spliceosome: The tailor that coordinates the ‘snip and stitch’ of genetic information

(Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati) For the first time, research by SISSA and CNR sheds light on the functioning of a complex cellular system, composed by proteins and RNA, whose defects are involved in more than 200 diseases. A major step towards the development of possible drugs.