Non-Protein Coding RNAs

ISBN: 978-3-540-70833-9 (Print) 978-3-540-70840-7 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xi

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    Pages 1-26

    RNA 3D Structural Motifs: Definition, Identification, Annotation, and Database Searching

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    Pages 27-47

    Theory of RNA Folding: From Hairpins to Ribozymes

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    Pages 49-72

    Thermodynamics and Kinetics of RNA Unfolding and Refolding

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    Pages 73-102

    Ribozyme Catalysis of Phosphodiester Bond Isomerization: The Hammerhead RNA and Its Relatives

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    Pages 103-127

    The Small Ribozymes: Common and Diverse Features Observed Through the FRET Lens

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    Pages 129-143

    Structure and Mechanism of the glmS Ribozyme

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    Pages 145-166

    Group I Ribozymes as a Paradigm for RNA Folding and Evolution

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    Pages 167-182

    Group II Introns and Their Protein Collaborators

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    Pages 183-213

    Understanding the Role of Metal Ions in RNA Folding and Function: Lessons from RNase P, a Ribonucleoprotein Enzyme

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    Pages 215-228

    Beyond Crystallography: Investigating the Conformational Dynamics of the Purine Riboswitch

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    Pages 229-247

    Ligand Binding and Conformational Changes in the Purine-Binding Riboswitch Aptamer Domains

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    Pages 249-271

    The RNA–Protein Complexes of E. coli Hfq: Form and Function

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    Pages 273-284

    Assembly of the Human Signal Recognition Particle

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    Pages 285-301

    Forms and Functions of Telomerase RNA

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    Pages 303-316

    Ribosomal Dynamics: Intrinsic Instability of a Molecular Machine

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    Pages 317-333

    Biophysical Analyses of IRES RNAs from the Dicistroviridae: Linking Architecture to Function

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    Pages 335-356

    Structure and Gene-Silencing Mechanisms of Small Noncoding RNAs

  19. Back Matter

    Pages 357-398