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551-1407-00L  RNA Biology Lecture Series I: Transcription & Processing & Translation

SemesterAutumn Semester 2016
LecturersF. Allain, N. Ban, U. Kutay, further lecturers
Periodicitytwo-yearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractThis course covers aspects of RNA biology related to gene expression at the posttranscriptional level. These include RNA transcription, processing, alternative splicing, editing, export and translation.
ObjectiveThe students should obtain an understanding of these processes, which are at work during gene expression.
ContentTranscription & 3'end formation ; splicing, alternative splicing, RNA editing; the ribosome & translation, translation regulation, RNP biogenesis & nuclear export, mRNA surveillance & mRNA turnover; signal transduction & RNA.
Prerequisites / NoticeBasic knowledge of cell and molecular biology.