Stalking Structure in Plant Long Noncoding RNAs

  • Karissa Y. SanbonmatsuEmail author
Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 1933)


Long noncoding RNAs play important roles in plant epigenetic processes. While many extensive studies have delineated the range of their functions in plants, few detailed studies of the structure of plant long noncoding RNAs have been performed. Here, we review genome-wide and system-specific structural studies and describe methodology for structure determination.

Key words

Long noncoding RNA Plants Evolution Selection Secondary structure COOLAIR 



This work was supported by the National Institutes of Health Grant.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Theoretical Biology and Biophysics Group, Theoretical DivisionLos Alamos National LaboratoryLos AlamosUSA

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