RNA Binding Proteins in the miRNA Pathway
AbstractmicroRNAs (miRNAs) are short ~22 nucleotides (nt) ribonucleic acids which post-transcriptionally regulate gene expression. miRNAs are key regulators of all cellular processes, and the correct expression of miRNAs in an organism is crucial for proper development and cellular function. As a result, the miRNA biogenesis pathway is highly regulated. In this review, we outline the basic steps of miRNA biogenesis and miRNA mediated gene regulation focusing on the role of RNA binding proteins (RBPs). We also describe multiple mechanisms that regulate the canonical miRNA pathway, which depends on a wide range of RBPs. Moreover, we hypothesise that the interaction between miRNA regulation and RBPs is potentially more widespread based on the analysis of available high-throughput datasets. View Full-Text
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Connerty, P.; Ahadi, A.; Hutvagner, G. RNA Binding Proteins in the miRNA Pathway. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2016, 17, 31.
Connerty P, Ahadi A, Hutvagner G. RNA Binding Proteins in the miRNA Pathway. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2016; 17(1):31.Chicago/Turabian Style
Connerty, Patrick; Ahadi, Alireza; Hutvagner, Gyorgy. 2016. "RNA Binding Proteins in the miRNA Pathway." Int. J. Mol. Sci. 17, no. 1: 31.
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