RNA Interference


ISBN: 978-3-540-75156-4 (Print) 978-3-540-75157-1 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-19

    RNA Interference in Mammalian Cell Systems

  3. Chapter

    Pages 21-36

    RNAi Pathway in C. elegans: The Argonautes and Collaborators

  4. Chapter

    Pages 37-75

    Genetics and Biochemistry of RNAi in Drosophila

  5. Chapter

    Pages 77-97

    Role of Dicer in Posttranscriptional RNA Silencing

  6. Chapter

    Pages 99-116

    The Mechanism of RNase III Action: How Dicer Dices

  7. Chapter

    Pages 117-136

    MicroRNA Metabolism in Plants

  8. Chapter

    Pages 137-156

    Structure-Function Relationships Among RNA-Dependent RNA Polymerases

  9. Chapter

    Pages 157-183

    RNAi-Mediated Chromatin Silencing in Fission Yeast

  10. Chapter

    Pages 185-209

    A Role for RNAi in Heterochromatin Formation in Drosophila

  11. Chapter

    Pages 211-224

    RNA-Mediated Transcriptional Gene Silencing in Human Cells

  12. Chapter

    Pages 225-256

    RNA Silencing in Mammalian Oocytes and Early Embryos

  13. Chapter

    Pages 257-269

    Identifying Human MicroRNAs

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 271-276