Prokaryotes. Mrna Degradation in Prokaryotic Cells: An Overview. The Role of the 3' End in Mrna Stability and Decay. 5'mrna Stabilizers. RNA Processing and Degradation By Rnase E and Rnase K. RNA Processing and Degradation By Rnase III. Translation and Mrna Stability in Bacteria: A Complex Relationship. Eukaryotes. Mrna Degradation in Eukaryotic Cells: An Overview. Hormonal and Developmental Regulation of Mrna Turnover. Control of the Decay of Labile Proto-Oncogene and Cytokine Mrnas. Translationally Coupled Degradation of Tubulin Mrna . Iron Regulation of Tranferrin Receptor Mrna Stability. Degradation of a Non-Polyadenylated Messenge: Histone Mrna Decay. Mrna Turnover in Saccharomyces Cerevisiae. Control of Mrna Degradation in Organelles. Control of Poly(A) Length. Mrna Decay in Cell-Free Systems. Eukaryotic Nucleases and Mrna Turnover. Experimental Approaches to the Study of Mrna Decay. Subject Index.