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Published by Springer in Berlin, London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by P. Meyer.
SeriesCurrent topics in microbiology and immunology -- 197
ContributionsMeyer, P.
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Open LibraryOL21843068M
ISBN 103540582363

  MEF2A alters the proliferation, inflammation-related gene expression profiles and its silencing induces cellular senescence in human coronary endothelial cells Myocyte enhancer factor 2A (MEF2A) plays an important role in cell proliferation, differentiation and survival. Control of Gene Expression in Eukaryotes WWW Links. Genetic Topics: Methylation. One common feature among eukaryotic organisms is the presence of methyl (-CH 3) groups attached to DNA. Although they are not defined sequences, it has been suggested by correlation that they are involved in controlling gene expression. A mutation that knocks out the p53 gene can lead to excessive cell growth and cancer. The p53 gene is often called the "guardian angel of the genome". Damage to the cell's DNA leads to expression of the p53 gene. The p53 protein can: activate the p21 gene, which .


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Gene silencing in higher plants and related phenomena in other eukaryotes Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book summarizes the most recent data on gene silencing phenomena such as trans- inactivation, paramutation and co-suppression. Plant researchers will find this edition a valuable help in differentiating between a number of puzzling and partly contradictory gene silencing events.

Get this from a library. Gene Silencing in Higher Plants and Related Phenomena in Other Eukaryotes. [Peter Meyer] -- In recent years several different gene silencing phenomena have been discovered in plants.

The book summarizes the most recent data on gene. Gene silencing in higher plants and related phenomena in other eukaryotes. Berlin ; New York: Springer-Verlag, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: P Meyer.

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+ Gene silencing in higher plants and related phenomena in other eukaryotes book. Abstract: This book summarizes the most recent data on gene silencing phenomena such as transactivation, paramutation and co-suppression. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Gene Silencing in Higher Plants and Related Phenomena in Other Eukaryotes by Meyer, Peter; 1 edition; First published in Gene Silencing in Higher Plants and Related Phenomena in Other Eukaryotes. Expansions of transgene repeats cause heterochromatin formation and gene silencing in Drosophila Cell – PubMed CrossRef Google Scholar.

Eberl DF, Duyf BJ, Hilliker AJ () The role of heterochromatin in the expression of a heterochromatic gene, the Cited by:   In recent years, much has been learned about various related phenomena of gene silencing in plants and other eukaryotes. RNA silencing (also termed post-transcriptional gene silencing [PTGS]) is a sequence-specific RNA degradation process that is triggered by the formation of double-stranded (ds) RNA and can be induced by viruses or by:   Throughout the past 11 years, a wide range of gene silencing phenomena in plants have been revealed by extensive studies on transgene expression (for review, see 4).

Silencing can be transcriptional (transcriptional gene silencing [TGS]) or posttranscriptional (posttranscriptional gene silencing [PTGS]).Cited by: 1. Author(s): Meyer,P(Peter) Title(s): Gene silencing in higher plants and related phenomena in other eukaryotes/ edited by P.

Meyer. Country of Publication: Gene silencing in higher plants and related phenomena in other eukaryotes book Publisher: Berlin. Antisense Mediated Gene Silencing. Expression of antisense RNA from integrated transgenes was the first, and until recently the most widespread, method of initiating PTGS in plants.

8 Antisense constructs, usually consisting of an inverted gene coding sequence driven by a strong constitutive promoter, are moderately efficient inducers of PTGS, with ˜5–20% of transformed individuals Cited by: Gene silencing in higher plants and related phenomena in other eukaryotes book.

Request PDF | Gene Silencing | Early experiments in which a gene was transferred from one species to another were very exciting but were often disappointing in that the gene | Find, read and. Craig Pikaard is interested in how, and why, specific genes are selectively silenced, which is important for understanding normal development as well as changes in gene expression that are associated with disease states, including cancer.

Using the plant Arabidopsis as a model system, Pikaard's lab is focusing on two intriguing processes: selective ribosomal RNA gene silencing and RNA-directed. There are at least three RNA silencing pathways for silencing specific genes in plants.

In these pathways, silencing signals can be amplified and transmitted between cells, and may even be self Cited by: Now we know that RNA silencing is a conserved mechanisms in eukaryotes for transcriptional and Gene silencing in higher plants and related phenomena in other eukaryotes book regulation of gene expression (Baulcombe, ) and for genome defense and.

RNA interference (RNAi) is a biological process in which RNA molecules inhibit gene expression or translation, by neutralizing targeted mRNA molecules.

Historically, RNAi was known by other names, including co-suppression, post-transcriptional gene silencing (PTGS), and detailed study of each of these seemingly different processes elucidated that the identity of these phenomena. Gene Silencing in Higher Plants and Related Phenomena in Other Eukaryotes Biochemical Mechanisms of Detoxification in Higher Plants Basis of Phytoremediation - Removed Plant Diversity and Evolution Genotypic and Phenotypic Variation in Higher Plants.

The gene is expressed specifically in the liver and its expression is up-regulated by heavy metals and corticosteroid hormones-The gene is on a little bit all the time in liver cells, and when metal is present, they bind to their sites and there is an increase in transcription. However, some organisms lack the PTGS machinery, indicating that PTGS is not mandatory for efficient survival.

In these early eukaryotes, PTGS could either degrade mRNA with the help of small guide RNA (e.g., siRNA and related molecules) or modify histones leading to transcriptional gene silencing. Two distinct gene-silencing phenomena are observed in plants: transcriptional gene silencing (TGS), which involves decreased RNA synthesis because of promoter methylation, and posttranscriptional gene silencing (PTGS), which involves sequence-specific RNA degradation.

Two of the five plants remained silenced, while the other three Cited by: Gene silencing is a form of expression regulation based on packaging (heterochromatin), which usually affects large numbers of genes at once.

Genetic imprinting. Gene Regulation in Eukaryotes The latest estimates are that a human cell, a eukaryotic cell, contains s genes.

Some of these are expressed in all cells all the time. These so-called housekeeping genes are responsible for the routine metabolic functions (e.g.

respiration) common to all cells.; Some are expressed as a cell enters a particular pathway of differentiation. in plants (not in worms) as post-transcriptional gene silencing,or PTGS 9,10 (BOX 1).

With the development of tools for introducing transgenes into plants,attempts were made to engineer plants with more desirable such efforts were those of Rich Jorgensen and his group,who tried to deepen the purple colour of petunias9, The notion that the introduction of alien RNA into an organism can cause the silencing of endogenous genes and transgenes came to light in plants during the last decades of the 20th century.

It was based on revealing virus-induced gene silencing (VIGS) and on the protection against pathogenic viruses by pre-infection with less pathogenic plant viruses or components of such viruses as well as Cited by:   Gene silencing associated with repeated DNA sequences has been reported for many eukaryotes, including plants.

However, its biological significance remains to be determined. One important function that has been proposed is the suppression of transposons. Here, we address transposon suppression by examining the behavior of the tobacco retrotransposon Tto1 and Cited by: Gene silencing is one of the regulatory mechanisms of gene expression in eukaryotes, which refers to diverse RNA-guided sequence-specific inhibition of gene expression, either at the posttranscriptional or transcriptional level [19, 20].Post-transcriptional gene silencing (PTGS) was first discovered in transgenic petunia plants whose flower color pattern was changed as a consequence of Cited by: 1.

Single-Molecule Magnets and Related Phenomena (Structure and Bonding) by Richard Winpenny ; Thinking in Patterns: Fractals and Related Phenomena in Nature ; Gene Silencing in Higher Plants and Related Phenomena in Other Eukaryotes; Gene Silencing in Higher Plants and Related Phenomena in Other Eukaryotes.

Neurospora crassa is a central organism in the history of twentieth-century genetics, biochemistry and molecular biology.

Here, we report a high-quality draft sequence of Cited by: Control of eukaryotic gene expression is much more complicated than that of prokaryotic gene expression.

This provides more opportunities for regulation. Unlike prokaryotic gene expression, eukaryotic gene expression allows only some genes to be expressed as it does not waste energy this way. Structure of Eukaryotic Gene. File:   A molecular mechanism by which gene silencing is regulated at&#;the genome-wide level in plants has been uncovered by a research team led by.

Eukaryotic Gene Structure. Other arguments suggest that a maximal number of genes in an organism may exist because too many genes means too many opportunities for mutations.

Current estimates say that humans have aboutseparate mRNAs, which means aboutexpressed genes. These clusters, and the gene for the related protein.

RNA interference is a featured article; it (or a previous version of it) has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Wikipedia so, if you can update or improve it, please do so.

This article appeared on Wikipedia's Main Page as Today's featured article on Novem The discovery of RNA interference (RNAi) and its utilization in downregulation of specific target transcripts have revolutionized gene function analysis and elucidation of many key biochemical/genetic pathways.

The insights into gene function, combined with a technology that made silencing of gene function possible using the potent, highly specific and selective RNAi approaches, provided the Cited by: 1.

Prokaryotic cells can only regulate gene expression by controlling the amount of transcription. As eukaryotic cells evolved, the complexity of the control of gene expression increased. For example, with the evolution of eukaryotic cells came compartmentalization of important cellular components and cellular processes.

A nuclear region that. Objectives • Know the differences in promoter and gene structure between prokaryotes and eukaryotes.

• Know that some eukaryotic genes have alternative promoters and alternative exons. • Understand the role of DNA methylation and insulator function in the imprinted expression of H19/IGF2.

Reading: Lodish 7th edition, chapter 6 (pp ), chapter 6 ( Size: 1MB. The DNA in each chromosome is a single molecule, on the order of several centimeters in length; the total DNA in a eukaryotic cell is as much as three meters long.

This DNA must be condensed so as to fit into a nucleus that is about 10 ‐5 meters (10νm) in diameter. The condensed structure of eukaryotic DNA is called chromatin. An interrupted gene (also called a split gene) is a gene that contains expressed regions of DNA called exons, split with unexpressed regions called introns (also called intervening regions).

Exons provide instructions for coding proteins, which create mRNA necessary for the synthesis of s are removed by recognition of the donor site (5' end) and the splice acceptor site (3' end). he specific associations between transcription factors and enhancer sites in the enome play an important role in the control of gene expression in eukaryotes.

ccording to one hypothesis, a hairpin loop is formed in DNA. This hairpin loop rings the transcription factor attached to the enhancer in contact with the transcription factors.

For the first time, a technique known as "gene silencing" has produced resistance to a bacterial disease in crop plants, report researchers at the University of California, Davis. Prokaryotes lack nuclei and other organelles, which are specialized, membrane-bound compartments, whereas eukaryotes do have them.

In fact, the word "eukaryote" means "true nucleus." In eukaryotes the cell's genome is located in the nucleus. Transcription thus occurs in the nucleus, and the mRNA transcript is subsequently exported through.

With the advent of new pdf improved high-throughput sequencing technologies in the last few years, a growing number of novel classes pdf small RNA, other than miRNAs or siRNA, has emerged, which appear as new actors in gene expression regulation.

tRNA-derived small RNAs represent one of these novel members that are, surprisingly, among the most conserved class of small RNAs throughout Cited by:   The existence in a ciliate of a phenomenon potentially related to gene silencing in higher eukaryotes and fungi could help explore the important question of whether or not the various silencing phenomena all derive from a single ancestral system established early in evolution (Bingham, ).N6-methyladenine (6mA) ebook a DNA base ebook at the 6th nitrogen position; recently, it has been resurfaced as a potential reversible epigenetic mark in eukaryotes.

Despite its existence, 6mA was considered to be absent due to its undetectable level. However, with the new advancements in methods, considerable 6mA distribution is identified across the plant : Jeyalakshmi Karanthamalai, Aparna Chodon, Shailja Chauhan, Gopal Pandi.