Cellular RNA Interference Mechanisms

This volume explores some of the most exciting recent advances in basic research on cellular RNA interference mechanisms and how this knowledge is leading to advances in the various fields.
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Researchers, professors and graduate students in biochemistry, chemistry, molecular biology, biotechnology, and medicine.


Book information

  • Published: August 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-415795-8


"Full of interest not only for the molecular biologist-for whom the numerous references will be invaluable-but will also appeal to a much wider circle of biologists, and in fact to all those who are concerned with the living cell."--British Medical Journal

Table of Contents

  1. Towards a Durable Treatment of HIV-1 Infection Using RNA Interference
    Ben Berkhout & Julia JM Eekels
  2. The Role of MicroRNAs in Viral Infection
    Catherine L Jopling, Ashley P.E. Roberts & Andrew P Lewis
  3. Epigenetic Regulation of Gene Expression in Human Cells by Non-Coding RNAs
    Stuart Knowling & Kevin V. Morris
  4. MicroRNA Function in the Nervous System
    Gerhard Schratt, Robert Fiore, Sharof Khudayberdiev & Reuben Saba
  5. Small RNA-Induced Transcriptional Gene Regulation in Mammals: Mechanisms, Therapeutic Applications and Scope Within the Genome
    Marc S. Weinberg & Victoria A. Green
  6. When Cellular Networks Run Out of Control: Global Dysregulation of the RNAi Machinery in Human Pathology and Therapy
    Stefan Mockenhaupt, Nina Schürmann & Dirk Grimm