This volume provides a comprehensive collection of current methods and protocols to study posttranscriptional base modifications in RNA with special focus on methylation. The protocols in this book discuss state-of-the-art methods for investigating aspects of RNA methylation on different types of RNA. The protocols cover topics such as wet-lab techniques for the detection of methylation, instructions for bioinformatics analyses of transcriptome-scale data, and protocols for the functional examination of RNA modifications and enzymes. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters include introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and tips on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls.
Cutting-edge and thorough, RNA Methylation: Methods and Protocols is a valuable resource for biochemists and molecular biologists, from various fields, who wish to investigate different types of RNA methylations.