MicroRNAs in development : methods and protocols / edited by Tamas Dalmay.

Contributor(s): Dalmay, Tamas
Material type: TextTextSeries: Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.): v. 732.Publisher: [New York] : Humana Press, ©2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 227 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781617790836; 1617790834Subject(s): RNA | Gene expression | MicroRNAs | Gene expression | RNA | celbiologie | cellular biology | genexpressie | gene expression | levenswetenschappen | life sciences | Cellular Biology | CelbiologieGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: MicroRNAs in development.DDC classification: 572.8/8 LOC classification: QP623 | .M53 2011Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
In situ detection of microRNAs in animals / Dylan Sweetman -- Detection of microRNAs in plants by in situ hybridisation / Eva Varallyay and Zoltan Havelda -- Detecting sRNAs by northern blotting / Sara Lopez-Gomollon -- Profiling microRNAs by real-time PCR / Nanna Jacobsen, Ditte Andreasen, and Peter Mouritzen -- Detection of small RNAs and microRNAs using deep sequencing technology / Ericka R. Havecker -- Detection of microRNAs in prostate cancer cells by mircoRNA array / Xiaoqing Tang [and others] -- MicroRNA knock down by cholesterol-conjugated antisense oligos in mouse organ culture / Sharon Kredo-Russo and Eran Hornstein -- Protocols for use of homologous recombination gene targeting to produce microRNA mutants in drosophila / Ya-Wen Chen, Ruifen Weng, and Stephen M. Cohen -- Engineering elements for gene silencing : the artificial microRNAs technology / Pablo Andres Manavella and Ignacio Rubio-Somoza -- Mimicry technology : suppressing small RNA activity in plants / Ignacio Rubio-Somoza and Pablo Andres Manavella -- Experimental validation of microRNA targets using a luciferase reporter system / Francisco E. Nicolas -- Experimental identification of microRNA targets by immunoprecipitation of argonaute protein complexes / Michaela Beitzinger and Gunter Meister -- Comprehensive identification of miRNA target sites in live animals / Dimitrios G. Zisoulis, Gene W. Yeo, and Amy E. Pasquinelli -- Target validation of plant microRNAs / Cesar Llave [and others] -- High-throughput sequencing-based methodology to identify all uncapped and cleaved RNA molecules in eukaryotic genomes / Matthew W. Endres, Rebecca T. Cook, and Brian D. Gregory.
Summary: Since the discovery of microRNAs, developmental biologists have striven to understand the role of miRNAs in development and disease. MicroRNAs in Development: Methods and Protocols collects contributions from expert researchers in order to provide practical guidelines to this complex study. Divided into three convenient sections, this detailed volume covers various techniques to detect and profile miRNA expression, followed by protocols to manipulate the activity of miRNAs in various organisms, and it concludes with a section that outlines different methods to identify and validate miRNA targets in animals and plants. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters contain introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and accessible, MicroRNAs in Development: Methods and Protocols serves as a practical guide for scientists of all backgrounds and conveys the appropriate sense of fascination associated with this vital field of research.
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In situ detection of microRNAs in animals / Dylan Sweetman -- Detection of microRNAs in plants by in situ hybridisation / Eva Varallyay and Zoltan Havelda -- Detecting sRNAs by northern blotting / Sara Lopez-Gomollon -- Profiling microRNAs by real-time PCR / Nanna Jacobsen, Ditte Andreasen, and Peter Mouritzen -- Detection of small RNAs and microRNAs using deep sequencing technology / Ericka R. Havecker -- Detection of microRNAs in prostate cancer cells by mircoRNA array / Xiaoqing Tang [and others] -- MicroRNA knock down by cholesterol-conjugated antisense oligos in mouse organ culture / Sharon Kredo-Russo and Eran Hornstein -- Protocols for use of homologous recombination gene targeting to produce microRNA mutants in drosophila / Ya-Wen Chen, Ruifen Weng, and Stephen M. Cohen -- Engineering elements for gene silencing : the artificial microRNAs technology / Pablo Andres Manavella and Ignacio Rubio-Somoza -- Mimicry technology : suppressing small RNA activity in plants / Ignacio Rubio-Somoza and Pablo Andres Manavella -- Experimental validation of microRNA targets using a luciferase reporter system / Francisco E. Nicolas -- Experimental identification of microRNA targets by immunoprecipitation of argonaute protein complexes / Michaela Beitzinger and Gunter Meister -- Comprehensive identification of miRNA target sites in live animals / Dimitrios G. Zisoulis, Gene W. Yeo, and Amy E. Pasquinelli -- Target validation of plant microRNAs / Cesar Llave [and others] -- High-throughput sequencing-based methodology to identify all uncapped and cleaved RNA molecules in eukaryotic genomes / Matthew W. Endres, Rebecca T. Cook, and Brian D. Gregory.

Since the discovery of microRNAs, developmental biologists have striven to understand the role of miRNAs in development and disease. MicroRNAs in Development: Methods and Protocols collects contributions from expert researchers in order to provide practical guidelines to this complex study. Divided into three convenient sections, this detailed volume covers various techniques to detect and profile miRNA expression, followed by protocols to manipulate the activity of miRNAs in various organisms, and it concludes with a section that outlines different methods to identify and validate miRNA targets in animals and plants. Written in the highly successful Methods in Molecular Biology series format, chapters contain introductions to their respective topics, lists of the necessary materials and reagents, step-by-step, readily reproducible laboratory protocols, and notes on troubleshooting and avoiding known pitfalls. Authoritative and accessible, MicroRNAs in Development: Methods and Protocols serves as a practical guide for scientists of all backgrounds and conveys the appropriate sense of fascination associated with this vital field of research.

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