Special Issue "microRNA Regulation 2017"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2017).
Interests: bioinformatics; gene expression analysis; feature selection; tensor decomposition
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals
Special Issue in Cells: Regulatory microRNA
Topical Collection in Cells: Regulatory Functions of microRNAs
Special Issue in Cells: Cancer Related microRNAs
Special Issue in Cells: microRNA as Biomarker
Special Issue in Cells: microRNA as Therapeutic Target
Special Issue in Cells: microRNA Bioinformatics
Special Issue in Cells: MicroRNA and Non-coding RNA
Special Issue in Non-Coding RNA: Bioinformatics Softwares and Databases for Non-coding RNA Research 2.0
Interests: Computational Biology; Machine Learning; Gene Regulation; Single Cell Sequencing
MicroRNA is a short non-coding RNA whose primary function is supposed to be post-transcriptional regulation of mRNAs. Although it has been extensively studied for over a decade, its detailed mechanisms have not yet been fully understood. The difficulty is possibly because of lack of experimentally and theoretically effective methods, and this should be solved by invention of new technologies. Thus, any new proposals regarding them are welcomed. In addition to these, many new aspects, e.g., coordinated actions of microRNA with various epigenetic factors, including promoter methylations, histone modifications, and structures of chromosome, have started to pique researchers’ interests. Furthermore, non-canonical functions, e.g., functionalities inside nuclei and non-canonical bindings, also seem to be important. In conclusion, any research papers about new theoretical, computational, or experimental methodologies, as well as excellent reviews regarding these topics are welcomed. MicroRNA regulations, of not only target genes, but also any pathways, diseases, or differentiation, are also interesting topics. We are looking forward to receiving many submissions from outstanding expert on these topics.
Prof. Y-h. Taguchi
Dr. Kumiko UI-TEI
Prof. Dr. Andreas Keller
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- microRNA regulation of target genes
- microRNA regulation of pathways
- microRNA regulation of diseases
- coordinated actions with various epigenetic factors
- microRNA functions inside nuclei