Henrik Nielsen

Henrik Nielsen

Professor with special responsibilities

Primary fields of research

RNA biology with emphasis on catalytic RNA and epitranscriptomics

Current research

  • The flexibility and evolutionary adaptability of RNA-guided nucleotide modifications
  • Specialized ribosomes (including cancer ribosomes)
  • The role of helicases in ribosome biogenesis
  • New RNA cap structures
  • The lariat capping ribozyme
  • Characterization of the circularization pathway in group I introns

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