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Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology

RNA Metabolism in Trypanosomes

Editors: Bindereif, Albrecht (Ed.)

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  • Presents the latest findings on RNA metabolism
  • In depth analysis of trypanosome transcription mechanism
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Trypanosomes are unicellular protozoa of ancient evolutionary origin that are responsible for several tropical diseases, such as African sleeping sickness. Over the last few decades, research in trypanosome biology has revealed many unique and fascinating features, many of which have helped to establish new paradigms in other biological systems. This applies in particular to studies in gene expression and regulation, which benefit enormously from the trypanosome genome projects and from the new genome-wide approaches recently introduced in trypanosome research. This volume covers the most important aspects of biosynthesis, processing, and functions of RNA in trypanosomes, ranging from transcription to RNA editing, mRNA splicing/translation/turnover, processing of transfer and ribosomal RNA, RNA interference, and current transcriptome-wide analyses. Recent progress in RNA-focused research in trypanosomatids promises to yield novel insights into trypanosome-specific features, as well as to reveal in the process new potential therapeutic strategies for combating these parasitic diseases.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
RNA Metabolism in Trypanosomes
Editors
  • Albrecht Bindereif
Series Title
Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology
Series Volume
28
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-28687-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-28687-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-28686-5
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43325-2
Series ISSN
0933-1891
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 274
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