Encyclopedia of Systems Biology

2013 Edition
| Editors: Werner Dubitzky, Olaf Wolkenhauer, Kwang-Hyun Cho, Hiroki Yokota

Post-Transcriptional Regulation

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-9863-7_816

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Definition

Post-transcriptional regulation is the change of gene expression at RNA level. It includes several gene regulation mechanisms that occur after transcription but before translation such as alternative splicing, microRNA silencing, etc.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Picower Institute for Learning and MemoryMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA