Special Issue "Non-coding RNA"
A special issue of Biomolecules (ISSN 2218-273X).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2012).
Interests: noncoding RNAs; RNA editing; gene expression regulation; stem cell biology
Interests: noncoding RNAs; mammalian nuclear organization; single-cell sequencing; cancer biology
RNA has long been known to connect genes and proteins through gene transcription and protein translation. Recently, small noncoding RNAs, such as siRNAs, microRNAs, and piRNAs, have been demonstrated to play important roles in many aspects of gene regulation. New classes of noncoding RNAs, long noncoding RNAs in particular, have lately been identified and functionally characterized. The centrality of RNA in fundamental cellular processes is now highly appreciated. This issue intends to glance the recent history of noncoding RNAs and to showcase their regulatory roles in gene expression at multiple levels. Therefore, we invite submission of high quality review manuscripts that cover any aspect of the biochemistry, biophysics, cell biology, genetics, physiology, disease, and evolution of both small and long noncoding RNAs, viral and bacterial RNAs, and other regulatory RNAs.
We look forward to your contributions.
Prof. Dr. Ling-Ling Chen
Dr. Yuntao (Steve) Mao
- noncoding RNAs
- gene expression regulation