Folding of Bacterial RNase P RNA

Part of the Protein Reviews book series (PRON, volume 10)


This review summarizes our current knowledge on Mg2+-induced and co-transcriptional folding of bacterial RNase P RNAs. The chapter includes descriptions of experimental techniques and data analysis used in RNase P RNA folding studies; tertiary structures; folding of a B-type P RNA; folding of an A-type P RNA; and P RNA folding during transcription. The chapter ends with a brief discussion on future directions and challenges in RNase P RNA folding.


Folding Rate Folding Intermediate Folding Transition Folding Kinetic Folding Study 
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The RNA folding work in my lab was supported by NIH (R01GM57880). I thank Tobin Sosnick for long-term collaborations, comments and discussions on this chapter.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyUniversity of ChicagoChicagoUSA

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