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role of antisense transcription in control of 4f-rnp gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster

Justin Andrew Rohrbach

role of antisense transcription in control of 4f-rnp gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster

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Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drosophila melanogaster -- Genetics,
  • Antisense nucleic acids,
  • RNA editing

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    Statementby Justin Andrew Rohrbach
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 77 leaves :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15337383M

    SIN1/SUS1/CAF has sequence similarity to the Drosophila melanogaster geneDicer, which encodes a multidomain ribonuclease specific for double-stranded RNA, first identified by its role in RNA silencing. The Dicer protein is essential for temporal control of development in animals, through the processing of small RNA hairpins that in turn inhibit. Piwi-interacting RNA (piRNA) is the largest class of small non-coding RNA molecules expressed in animal cells. piRNAs form RNA-protein complexes through interactions with piwi-subfamily Argonaute proteins. These piRNA complexes are mostly involved in the epigenetic and post-transcriptional silencing of transposons and other repeat-derived transcripts, but can also be involved in the regulation.


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role of antisense transcription in control of 4f-rnp gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster by Justin Andrew Rohrbach Download PDF EPUB FB2

The study of gene regulation by antisense transcription is particularly intriguing, as almost all stages of gene expression, from transcription and translation to RNA degradation. Antisense transcription can function as a fast evolving regulatory switch and tionality are observed in Drosophila melanogaster The.

N.T. Peters, et editing and regulation of Drosophila 4f-rnp expression by sas antisense readthrough mRNA transcripts RNA, 9 (), pp. Google ScholarCited by: Rohrbach, J.A. “The role of antisense transcription in control of 4f-rnp gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster.” Thesis, Miami University, Ohio.

Saccomanno, L. and Bass, B.L. A minor fraction of basic fibroblast growth factor mRNA is deaminated in Xenopus stage VI and matured oocytes. RNA 5: 39– [PMC free article]Cited by: Antisense transcription as a tool to tune gene expression Jennifer AN Brophy & Christopher A Voigt* Abstract A surprise that has emerged from transcriptomics is the preva-lence of genomic antisense transcription, which occurs counter to gene orientation.

While frequent, the roles of antisense tran-scription in regulation are poorly understood Cited by: Antisense RNA (asRNA) is an efficient means for regulating gene expression. Generally, there are two kinds of mechanisms for inhibiting target RNA translation by binding of asRNA: (1) hindering ribosome-binding site interactions with ribosomes and/or (2) stimulation of the degradation of the target RNA by ribonucleases via altering its structure.

Antisense transcription is known to affect role of antisense transcription in control of 4f-rnp gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster book expression but the underlying mechanism of action remains unclear.

This is particularly true for antisense transcripts involved in gene imprinting or the methylation of CpG islands and chromatin remodeling. (See below for "antisense hemoglobin α-2 in α-thalassemia" for an example of this.

Regulatory RNAs, such as microRNAs, small interfering RNAs (siRNAs), and long intergenic noncoding RNAs (lincRNAs), play fundamental roles in the control of gene expression in many organisms (Pasquinelli ; Rinn and Chang ).One particular type of RNA-mediated gene expression regulation involves cis-NATs (natural antisense transcripts), where pairs of antisense transcripts are.

Characteristics of antisense RNAs. Antisense transcripts are not evenly distributed across the genome. Both ends of protein-coding genes have a propensity for natural antisense transcription 7, 11; specifically, antisense transcription is enriched nucleotides upstream of the transcription start site (TSS) 8, 9 and kilobases downstream of sense genes 8,   The neuronal action potential is sensitive to abrupt changes in environmental temperatures (Peng et al., ; Buzatu, ).Thus, the failure of neurons to adjust their physiological properties in response to a fast rise in temperature can lead to neurological disorders such as febrile seizures (Bassan et al., ).Previous theoretical and experimental studies suggested that one of.

Rohrbach, J.A. “The role of antisense transcription in control of 4f-rnp gene expression in Drosophila melanogaster.” Thesis, Miami University, Ohio. Saccomanno, L. and Bass, B.L. A minor fraction of basic fibroblast growth factor mRNA is deaminated in Xenopus stage VI and matured oocytes.

RNA 5: 39–   Antisense transcription in cis regulates alternative polyadenylation of sense RNASEH2C gene. (A) The schematic diagram denoting the locations of primers used to detect transcripts of RNASEH2C.

(B and C) Relative expression of KAT5, the total (T), long transcript (L) of RNASEH2C and the ratio (L/T) of long isoform to the total expression of RNASEH2C when over.

RNA editing and regulation of Drosophila 4f-rnp expression by sas antisense readthrough mRNA transcripts. -rnp transcript levels are inversely related suggests a role for the antisense RNA in posttranscriptional regulation of 4f-rnp gene expression during development.

it is likely that control of antisense RNA transcription is the. Non-coding RNAs are involved in epigenetic processes, playing a role in the regulation of gene expression at the transcriptional and post-transcriptional levels.

A particular group of ncRNA are natural antisense transcripts (NATs); these are transcribed in the opposite direction to protein coding transcripts and are widespread in eukaryotes. Malaria parasites have more than 10 stages of cellular differentiation and invade at least four types of cells in two different hosts with a considerable variation in temperature between them.

All of this complex biology depends on the efficient control of gene expression, about which our knowledge still has many shortcomings. Although this parasite has some general mechanisms in common with. Antisense RNA (asRNA), also referred to as antisense transcript, natural antisense transcript (NAT) or antisense oligonucleotide, is a single stranded RNA that is complementary to a protein coding messenger RNA (mRNA) with which it hybridizes, and thereby blocks its translation into protein.

asRNAs (which occur naturally) have been found in both prokaryotes and eukaryotes, antisense. Yanai I, Graur D, Ophir R () Incongruent expression profiles between human and mouse orthologous genes suggest widespread neutral evolution of transcription control.

Omics 8: 15–24 ; Yelin R et al. () Widespread occurrence of antisense transcription in the human genome. Nat Biotechnol –   Peters NT, Rohrbach JA, Zalewski BA et al () RNA editing and regulation of Drosophila 4f-rnp expression by sas antisense readthrough mRNA transcripts.

RNA – PubMed Google Scholar Popov N, Gil J () Epigenetic regulation of the INK4b-ARF-INK4a locus: in sickness and in health. The Arabidopsis genome contains a large number of gene pairs that encode sense and antisense transcripts with overlapping 3′ regions, indicative for a potential role of natural antisense transcription in regulating sense gene expression or transcript processing.

When we mapped poly(A) transcripts of three plant gene pairs with long overlapping antisense transcripts, we identified an.

Identification of Widespread Antisense Transcripts that were Validated by Strand-specific qRT-PCR. To assess genome-wide antisense transcription, we constructed the cDNA libraries for high-throughout next generation tag sequencing by Illumina GAII with liver and longissimus dorsi muscle samples from a F 2 intercross population.

Gene expression profiles were generated by. The true significance of our discovery is that it was made in Drosophila, and the advantages of using Drosophila as a genetic model to further study RNA editing in the 4f-rnp gene are discussed. Although also found in mammals and some ciliates piRNAs have been studied in greater detail in Drosophila melanogaster, in both germline and, more recently, soma cells, where they play critical roles in transposon “control” (i.e.

preventing transposon activation and hence keeping the levels of transposons interrupting genes to a. In recent years, natural antisense transcripts (NATs) have been implicated in many aspects of eukaryotic gene expression including genomic imprinting, RNA interference, translational regulation, alternative splicing, X-inactivation and RNA editing.

Moreover, there is growing evidence to suggest that antisense transcription might have a key role in a range of human diseases. Consequently, there. Numerous studies showed that overlapping genes are fairly common elements of genome organization, not only in viruses and prokaryotes but also in eukaryotes.

At the same time, the regulatory mechanisms of overlapping gene expression, as well as the functional relevance of antisense transcription, are still relatively unknown. This review describes the history of the discovery of. In arthropods, it has been found in Drosophila melanogaster populations at the locus 4f-rnp [48] and in Drosophila teissieri, where the intron presence-absence polymorphism observed at the jingwei.

The 5'-UTR and 3'-UTR in pre-mRNAs play a variety of roles in controlling eukaryotic gene expression, including translational modulation, and nearly of the roug protein coding genes.

Antisense non-coding RNAs as regulators of gene transcription have emerged from early observations in prokaryotes where antisense RNAs were shown to regulate transcription.

16 Several examples of human genes regulated by antisense RNAs had been documented by the mids. 17 In human cells, antisense RNAs were found to suppress the expression.

After clipping the Illumina 3′-adapter sequence with Cutadapt, small RNA reads that passed quality control and the minimal length filter (>18nt) were mapped (allowing 0 mismatches) to the Drosophila melanogaster genome (AprilBDGP assembly R5/dm3) or transgenes by bowtie2.

Small RNA counts were normalized to the library depth. The answer is yes, and these seem to represent another method of regulating gene expression.

and animals such as Drosophila melanogaster, Caenorhabditis elegans, and even mice and the zebrafish. Such a universal cell response must have an important function. So miRNAs may play as important role as transcription factors in regulating and.

Making sense of antisense transcription. As it has been estimated that antisense gene pairs might comprise ∼ 10% of all human genes, the authors point out that antisense transcription might.

Gene dosage assays imply that an interplay of Dorsal and Twist with TAFII is critically required for the activation of mesoderm-determining gene expression in the Drosophila embryo. Different post-transcriptional mechanisms have been associated with gene expression control, leading to complex transcriptional signatures in cancer.

The mechanisms presented in this chapter constitute fine regulators of gene expression which influence multiple and highly relevant pathways in cancer development (summarized in Figure 1.

In addition to its presumptive role in regulating gene expression, recent evidence also suggests that B-Myb displays additional nontranscriptional activities, for example through its binding to. Regulation of gene expression, or gene regulation, includes a wide range of mechanisms that are used by cells to increase or decrease the production of specific gene products (protein or RNA).Sophisticated programs of gene expression are widely observed in biology, for example to trigger developmental pathways, respond to environmental stimuli, or adapt to new food sources.

The higher relative expression of both so and eya in that stage accords with the fact that in the fruit fly D. melanogaster they form a protein complex that regulates gene expression in synergy.

These relative expression dynamics in whip spiders are also consistent with the overlapping expression patterns of eya and so paralogs in the eyes of.

The A. aegypti homologue of the Drosophila E75 gene, a representative of the next level in the ecdysteroid response hierarchy, is expressed in the ovary and fat body following a blood meal.

Similar to Drosophila, there are three E75 isoforms in A. aegypti that are inducible by 20E. Interestingly, in the mosquito fat body, E75 transcripts show. The earliest morphogenetic movement in Drosophila gastrulation, mesoderm invagination (Fig.

C), is controlled by two transcription factors, Twist and Snail (Leptin, ).The nuclear gradient of the maternal protein Dorsal triggers the expression of these two genes in a stripe of cells along the ventral side of the embryo (Fig.

A).Twist and Snail are both required for fating these. The wall-associated kinase (WAK) gene family, one of the receptor-like kinase (RLK) gene families in plants, plays important roles in cell expansion, pathogen resistance, and heavy-metal stress tolerance in Arabidopsis (Arabidopsis thaliana).

Through a reiterative database search and manual reannotation, we identified OsWAK gene family members from rice (Oryza sativa) japonica cv.

The regulation of RNA Polymerase II (Pol II)-mediated transcription in C. elegans can be described as typical for eucaryotes. Pol II appears to act in concert with TATA Binding Protein (TBP) and TBP-Associated Factors (TAFs) at the core promoter of protein coding genes (Dantonel et al., ; Kaltenbach et al., ; Lichtsteiner and Tjian, ; Walker et al., ; see also Transcription.

A primary transcript is the single-stranded ribonucleic acid product synthesized by transcription of DNA, and processed to yield various mature RNA products such as mRNAs, tRNAs, and primary transcripts designated to be mRNAs are modified in preparation for example, a precursor mRNA (pre-mRNA) is a type of primary transcript that becomes a messenger RNA (mRNA) after.

Linker-scanning (LS) mutations were constructed spanning the length of the Drosophila melanogaster 5S RNA gene. In vitro transcription analysis of the LS 5S DNAs revealed five transcription control regions. One control region essential for the transcription initiation was identified in.

Abstract. Drosophila melanogaster head development represents a valuable process to study the developmental control of various organs, such as the antennae, the dorsal ocelli and the compound eyes from a common precursor, the eye-antennal imaginal disc.

While the gene regulatory network underlying compound eye development has been extensively studied, the key transcription .The development of the Drosophila mesoderm is initiated by the basic helix‐loop‐helix transcription factor identified a gene encoding a putative transcription factor, mes2, in a screen for essential mesoderm‐expressed genes that function downstream of 2 protein belongs to a family of 48 Drosophila proteins containing MADF domains.

Life Cycle. A major advantage of using D. melanogaster and related species as model systems is their particularly short life cycle, which allows for the rapid generation of large numbers of progeny to use in genetic crosses (Ashburner ).In D.

melanogaster, the process of developing from a fertilized egg to adult requires on average only 9–10 days at 25°; however, temperature can greatly.