Antisense RNAs everywhere?
2002 (English)In: Trends in Genetics, ISSN 0168-9525, Vol. 18, no 5, 223-226 p.Article in journal (Other academic) Published
In recent years, systematic searches of both prokaryote and eukaryote genomes have identified a staggering number of small RNAs, the biological functions of which remain unknown. Small RNA-based regulators are well known from bacterial plasmids. They act on target RNAs by sequence complementarity; that is, they are antisense RNAs. Recent findings suggest that many of the novel orphan RNAs encoded by bacterial and eukaryotic chromosomes might also belong to a ubiquitous, heterogeneous class of antisense regulators of gene expression.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2002. Vol. 18, no 5, 223-226 p.
Microbiology in the medical area
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-41354ISI: 000175235200002PubMedID: 12047936OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-41354DiVA: diva2:69255