This special issue of The Enzymes is targeted towards researchers in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, and cancer. This volume discusses Eukaryotic RNases and their partners in RNA degradation and biogenesis.

Key Features

Key features:

* Contributions from leading authorities

* Informs and updates on all the latest developments in the field </P><BR>


Researchers in biochemistry, molecular and cell biology, pharmacology, and cancer

Table of Contents

  1. Biochemistry and Function of RNA Exosomes

Michal Lubas, Aleksander Chlebowski, Andrzej Dziembowski and Torben Heick Jensen

  1. Plant Exosomes and Cofactors
  2. Heike Lange and Dominique Gagliardi

  3. Structure and Activities of the Eukaryotic RNA Exosome
  4. Elizabeth V. Wasmuth and Christopher D. Lima

  5. TRAMP Stimulation of Exosome
  6. Peter Holub and Stepanka Vanacova

  7. XRN1: A Major 5’ to 3’ Exoribonuclease in Eukaryotic Cells

Sarah Geisler and Jeff Coller

  1. Structures of 5’-3’ Exoribonucleases (XRNs)
  2. Jeong Ho Chang, Song Xiang and Liang Tong

  3. The Diverse Functions of the Nuclear Rat1/Xrn2 Exonuclease
  4. Michal Krzyszton, Monika Zakrzewska-Placzek, Michal Koper and Joanna Kufel

  5. Normal and Aberrantly Capped mRNA Decapping
  6. Megerditch Kiledjian, Mi Zhou and Xinfu Jiao

  7. Activity and Function of Deadenylases
  8. Christiane Harnisch, Bodo Moritz, Christiane Rammelt, Claudia Temme and Elmar Wahle

  9. The Diverse Functions of Fungal RNase III Enzymes in RNA Metabolism

Kevin Roy and Guillaume F. Chanfreau


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