Current Research on Non-Coding Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)
AbstractNon-coding ribonucleic acid (RNA) has without a doubt captured the interest of biomedical researchers. The ability to screen the entire human genome with high-throughput sequencing technology has greatly enhanced the identification, annotation and prediction of the functionality of non-coding RNAs. In this review, we discuss the current landscape of non-coding RNA research and quantitative analysis. Non-coding RNA will be categorized into two major groups by size: long non-coding RNAs and small RNAs. In long non-coding RNA, we discuss regular long non-coding RNA, pseudogenes and circular RNA. In small RNA, we discuss miRNA, transfer RNA, piwi-interacting RNA, small nucleolar RNA, small nuclear RNA, Y RNA, single recognition particle RNA, and 7SK RNA. We elaborate on the origin, detection method, and potential association with disease, putative functional mechanisms, and public resources for these non-coding RNAs. We aim to provide readers with a complete overview of non-coding RNAs and incite additional interest in non-coding RNA research. View Full-Text
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Wang, J.; Samuels, D.C.; Zhao, S.; Xiang, Y.; Zhao, Y.-Y.; Guo, Y. Current Research on Non-Coding Ribonucleic Acid (RNA). Genes 2017, 8, 366.
Wang J, Samuels DC, Zhao S, Xiang Y, Zhao Y-Y, Guo Y. Current Research on Non-Coding Ribonucleic Acid (RNA). Genes. 2017; 8(12):366.Chicago/Turabian Style
Wang, Jing; Samuels, David C.; Zhao, Shilin; Xiang, Yu; Zhao, Ying-Yong; Guo, Yan. 2017. "Current Research on Non-Coding Ribonucleic Acid (RNA)." Genes 8, no. 12: 366.
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