Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology

Long Non Coding RNA Biology

Editors: Rao, M.R.S. (Ed.)

  • Comprehensive and detailed purview of long non coding RNAs from unicellular to multicellular organisms
  • Includes a special section on the emerging field of IncRNAs in brain development
  • Includes a detailed chapter on the role of IncRNAs in cancer and their therapeutic potential
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This contributed volume offers a comprehensive and detailed overview of the various aspects of long non-coding RNAs and discusses their emerging significance. Written by leading experts in the field, it motivates young researchers around the globe, and offers graduate and postgraduate students fascinating insights into genes and their regulation in eukaryotes and higher organisms.

About the authors

Prof. M.R.S. Rao is one of the most prominent scientists in India, currently working as honorary professor at Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore, India. In 2010 he received the country’s 4th highest civilian award "PadmaShri" from the Government of India for his outstanding contribution to the field of bio-medical sciences.

Prof. Rao obtained his PhD from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1973 and subsequently worked in different capacities at various renowned international institutes/universities such as Baylor College of Medicine, USA, Harvard Medical School, USA, and Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of California at San Diego, USA,. His area of interest spans RNA biology, molecular and cellular biology, genomics and cancer biology, molecular genetics of type II diabetes & cancer genetics, and chromatin biology. He has made seminal contribution in delineation of the biology and role of long non-coding RNA molecules.

He has published over 150 articles in respected national and international journals and is a member of various prestigious national and international societies/associations. He has received numerous national and international awards during his distinguished scientific career.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • History, Discovery, and Classification of lncRNAs

    Jarroux, Julien (et al.)

    Pages 1-46

  • Long Noncoding RNA: Genome Organization and Mechanism of Action

    Akhade, Vijay Suresh (et al.)

    Pages 47-74

  • From Heterochromatin to Long Noncoding RNAs in Drosophila: Expanding the Arena of Gene Function and Regulation

    Lakhotia, Subhash C.

    Pages 75-118

  • Long Noncoding RNAs in the Yeast S. cerevisiae

    Niederer, Rachel O. (et al.)

    Pages 119-132

  • Long Noncoding RNAs in Plants

    Wang, Hsiao-Lin V. (et al.)

    Pages 133-154

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eBook $159.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Long Non Coding RNA Biology
Editors
  • M.R.S. Rao
Series Title
Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology
Series Volume
1008
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-5203-3
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-5203-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-5202-6
Series ISSN
0065-2598
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 323
Number of Illustrations and Tables
2 b/w illustrations, 32 illustrations in colour
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