Pre-Ribosomal RNA Processing in Human Cells: From Mechanisms to Congenital Diseases
AbstractRibosomal RNAs, the most abundant cellular RNA species, have evolved as the structural scaffold and the catalytic center of protein synthesis in every living organism. In eukaryotes, they are produced from a long primary transcript through an intricate sequence of processing steps that include RNA cleavage and folding and nucleotide modification. The mechanisms underlying this process in human cells have long been investigated, but technological advances have accelerated their study in the past decade. In addition, the association of congenital diseases to defects in ribosome synthesis has highlighted the central place of ribosomal RNA maturation in cell physiology regulation and broadened the interest in these mechanisms. Here, we give an overview of the current knowledge of pre-ribosomal RNA processing in human cells in light of recent progress and discuss how dysfunction of this pathway may contribute to the physiopathology of congenital diseases. View Full-Text
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Aubert, M.; O’Donohue, M.-F.; Lebaron, S.; Gleizes, P.-E. Pre-Ribosomal RNA Processing in Human Cells: From Mechanisms to Congenital Diseases. Biomolecules 2018, 8, 123.
Aubert M, O’Donohue M-F, Lebaron S, Gleizes P-E. Pre-Ribosomal RNA Processing in Human Cells: From Mechanisms to Congenital Diseases. Biomolecules. 2018; 8(4):123.Chicago/Turabian Style
Aubert, Maxime; O’Donohue, Marie-Françoise; Lebaron, Simon; Gleizes, Pierre-Emmanuel. 2018. "Pre-Ribosomal RNA Processing in Human Cells: From Mechanisms to Congenital Diseases." Biomolecules 8, no. 4: 123.
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