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Octopuses Edit Proteins to Beat the Cold

Octopuses Edit Proteins to Beat the Cold by ScienceNow: J. Rosenthal et al have demonstrated that the Antarctic octopus edits its RNA at nine sites, changing the amino acid sequence of potassium channels and enabling it to offset the inhibition of nerve cell firing by cold. #Octopus #Antarctica #Joshua_Rosenthal #RNA_Editing