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Nuclear pre-mRNA Processing in Plants

  • Anireddy S. N. Reddy
  • Maxim Golovkin
Book

Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 326)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Y. Ru, B. -B. Wang, V. Brendel
    Pages 1-15
  3. C. G. Simpson, J. W. S. Brown
    Pages 61-82
  4. A. Barta, M. Kalyna, Z. J. Lorković
    Pages 83-102
  5. D. A. Belostotsky
    Pages 179-199
  6. L. C. Terzi, G. G. Simpson
    Pages 201-218
  7. W. Gassmann
    Pages 219-233
  8. V. Chinnusamy, Z. Gong, J. -K. Zhu
    Pages 235-255
  9. G. S. Ali, A. S. N. Reddy
    Pages 257-275
  10. J. W. S. Brown, P. J. Shaw
    Pages 291-311
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 313-317

About this book

Introduction

In recent years nuclear pre-mRNA processing has taken center stage as an important regulator of gene expression and ultimately growth and development. Large-scale genome and cDNA sequencing projects together with bioinformatic analyses of these sequences have revealed that alternative splicing of pre-mRNAs contributes greatly to transcriptome and proteome complexity in eukaryotes. During the last few years, tremendous progress has been made in understanding various aspects of pre-mRNA processing including alternative splicing and its importance in plant growth and development as well as in plant responses to hormones and stresses. This book, with contributions from leading scientists in this area, summarizes recent advances in nuclear pre-mRNA processing in plants. It provides researchers in the field, as well as those in related areas, with an up-to-date and comprehensive, yet concise, overview of the current status and future potential of this research in understanding plant biology.

Keywords

RNA abscisic acid bioinformatics biology development eukaryota eukaryote gene expression growth mRNA degradation pathways plant plant growth plants protein proteins

Editors and affiliations

  • Anireddy S. N. Reddy
    • 1
  • Maxim Golovkin
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Biology and Program in Molecular Plant BiologyColorado State UniversityFort CollinsUSA
  2. 2.Department of MicrobiologyThomas Jefferson UniversityPhiladelphiaUSA

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