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mRNA Thank You Greeting Card
Transcriptional control is the regulation of gene expression through a combination of transcription factors, RNA polymerase, and specific DNA elements known as promoters, enhancers, silencers, and locus-control elements. This process results in the production of pre-mRNA, which undergoes processing to become a functional mRNA. This includes splicing out introns, adding a 5' cap and a 3' poly(A) tail, and potentially editing the mRNA sequence. The final mRNA molecule in eukaryotes has three parts: a 5' untranslated region (5' UTR), a coding region with triplet codons encoding amino acids, and a 3' untranslated region (3' UTR).
The rapid authorization of two mRNA-based COVID-19 vaccines just 11 months after the discovery of the virus highlights the potential of mRNA technology. So far, most mRNA applications have focused on vaccines for infectious diseases and cancer, which can be effective with low doses and local delivery due to the innate immune-stimulating properties of some mRNA. There has also been progress in mRNA-based protein or cell immunotherapies, which pose different manufacturing and formulation challenges as they require high protein expression in target cells and tissues and may need to be administered repeatedly. Over the past few years, there has been clinical progress in COVID-19 vaccines, Omicron boosters, and vaccines for seasonal flu, Epstein-Barr virus, HIV, and cancer.
"mRNA Thank You" is a creative way to show your appreciation and gratitude using the language of science. The message is spelled out in the code of messenger RNA, which plays a crucial role in the process of gene expression. By giving a card that says "Thank You" in mRNA code, you're not only sending a heartfelt message, but also paying homage to the complex yet beautiful world of molecular biology. It's a unique and memorable way to show someone how much you care, making it a great gift for a scientist, researcher, science teacher, or anyone who appreciates the beauty of mRNA, biology or science in general.
• Material: 14.77 oz/yd² (350 g/m²) paperboard
• Size: 5″ × 7″ (127 × 178 mm)
• Vibrant colors
• Comes with a complimentary envelope