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RNA editing in mitochondrial mRNA of trypanosomatids

K. Stuart

RNA editing in mitochondrial mRNA of trypanosomatids

by K. Stuart

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  Figure Insertion/ Deleting Editing. Several genes encoded in the mitochondrial DNA of this species (the cause of sleeping sickness in humans) encode transcripts that must be edited to make the mRNA molecules that will be translated into protein. Editing requires a special class of RNA molecules called guide RNA (gRNA). This chapter will compile what is currently known about RNA editing and modification in trypanosomatids, emphasizing the role these processes play .

Kinetoplastid RNA editing requires that genetic information from two or more separately transcribed genes be brought together to form the mature, edited mRNA. The information necessary for the proper insertion or deletion of uridines in the mRNA is present in small mitochondrial . Book, Internet Resource Byrne [and others] --Computational approaches to insertional RNA editing / R. Bundschuh [and others] --Evolution of RNA editing sites in the mitochondrial small nucleoside analogs / O. Maydanovych [and others] --Measuring editing activity and identifying cytidine-to-uridine mrna editing factors in.

in both terrestrial, obligatory parasitic trypanosomatids (2) and free-living marine bodonids (3). Insertion/deletionofuridine(U)residues(U-indel)into/from the mitochondrial mRNAs of kinetoplastids was the first type of RNA editing discovered (4). A plethora of posttranscriptional modifications have subsequently been described in organisms. In kinetoplastid mitochondrial mRNA editing, post‐transcriptional insertion or deletion of uridines is templated by guide RNAs (gRNAs). Pre‐mRNAs are encoded by maxicircles, while gRNAs are encoded by both maxicircles and minicircles.


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RNA editing in mitochondrial mRNA of trypanosomatids by K. Stuart Download PDF EPUB FB2

The editing of mRNA coding sequences by the modification, removal or addition of nucleotides has recently been recognized as another form of RNA processing. Studies of the extensive editing of mitochondrial mRNAs in trypanosomatids have revealed the involvement of small guide RNAs (gRNAs) which are encoded by the minicircles of kinetoplast by: His interest in RNA biology and a prestigious Pew Fellowship Award led him to The Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, where he joined the lab of Barbara Sollner-Webb to work on trypanosome RNA editing during his postdoctoral training.

Currently, he teaches courses in Molecular Genetics and RNA. The mRNAs in the mitochondrion of kinetoplastid protozoa are often modified by the precise addition or deletion of uridylates (U's) by a process termed RNA editing.

This chapter focuses on the molecular basis of RNA editing, and the integration of biochemical mechanism with the structure of the editing machinery. The mitochondrial mRNAs are translated on mitochondrial ribosomes and produce Cited by: In some RNAs editing is limited to small sections but in African trypanosomes, such as Trypanosoma brucei, 9 of the 18 known mitochondrial mRNAs are created by massive editing which can produce more than 50% of the coding sequence.

In all cases, however, RNA editing is a key event in gene expression during which translatable RNAs are by: In the mitochondria of trypanosomatids, the majority of mRNAs undergo massive uracil-insertion/deletion editing.

Throughout the processes of pre-mRNA polyadenylation, guide RNA (gRNA) uridylylation and annealing to mRNA, and editing reactions, several multiprotein complexes must engage in transient interactions to produce a template for protein synthesis. Mitochondrial mRNA editing in trypanosomes is RNA editing in mitochondrial mRNA of trypanosomatids book posttranscriptional processing pathway thereby uridine residues (Us) are inserted into, or deleted from, messenger RNA precursors.

By correcting frameshifts, introducing start and stop codons, and often adding most of the coding sequence, editing restores open reading frames for mitochondrially-encoded mRNAs.

Two different RNA editing systems have been described in the kinetoplast-mitochondrion of trypanosomatid protists. The first involves the precise insertion and deletion of U residues mostly within the coding regions of maxicircle-encoded mRNAs to. In the mitochondria of trypanosomatids, the majority of mRNAs undergo massive uracil-insertion/deletion editing.

Throughout the processes of pre-mRNA polyadenylation, guide RNA (gRNA. RNA editing is a post‐transcriptional maturation process affecting organelle transcripts in land plants. However, the molecular functions and physiological roles of RNA editing are still poorly understood.

Using high‐throughput sequencing, we identified RNA editing sites in the Gossypium hirsutum mitochondrial genome. A total of   Mitochondrial double-stranded RNA can induce an interferon response if released into the cytoplasm, but self-recognition is prevented by SUV3 helicase and PNPase exoribonuclease.

RNA editing, a type of RNA processing, was first discovered by Benne and co-workers in a mitochondrion-encoded mRNA of a kinetoplastid trypanosome. 1 The term RNA editing initially referred only to the process as it occurs in trypanosomes, which involves the post-transcriptional insertion and deletion of uridylate (UMP) within nascent transcripts.

The discovery of additional examples of. editing in kinetoplastid mitochondria is the formation of translatable mRNAs. Far less clear is the evolutionary ori-gin of editing and the role editing plays in regulating mitochondrial gene expression.-Hajduk, S.

L., Harris, M. E., and Pollard, V. RNA editing in kinetoplastid mitochondria. FASEBJ. 7: ; Key Words. t7ypanosome RNA. In the mitochondria of trypanosomatids, the majority of mRNAs undergo massive uracil-insertion/deletion editing.

Throughout the processes of pre-mRNA polyadenylation, guide RNA (gRNA) uridylylation and annealing to mRNA, and editing reactions, several multiprotein complexes must engage in transient interactions to produce a template for protein synthesis.

Demonstration of mRNA editing and localization of guide RNA genes in kinetoplast-mitochondria of the plant trypanosomatid Phytomonas serpens. Maslov DA, Hollar L, Haghighat P, Nawathean P.

Mol Biochem Parasitol, 93(2), 01 Jun Cited by 16 articles | PMID: RNA editing through the addition and deletion of uracil has been found in kinetoplasts [A kinetoplast is a network of circular DNA (called kDNA) inside a large mitochondrion] from the mitochondria of Trypanosoma brucei Because this may involve a large fraction of the sites in a gene, it is sometimes called "pan-editing" to distinguish it from topical editing of one or a few sites.

In some RNAs editing is limited to small sections but in African trypanosomes, such as Trypanosoma brucei, 9 of the 18 known mitochondrial mRNAs are created by massive editing which can produce more than 50% of the coding sequence. In all cases, however, RNA editing is a key event in gene expression during which translatable RNAs are generated.

The term RNA editing describes several types of posttran-scriptional modifications of RNAs that involve either specific insertionydeletion or modifications of nucleotides (1).

The uri-dine (U)-insertionydeletion type of editing has so far only been found to occur in the mitochondria of kinetoplastid protists (2, 3). History. The RNA-editing Guide RNA was discovered in by B. Blum, N. Bakalara, and L.

Simpson because of their role in RNA editing in the mitochondrion of Leishmania tarentolae. These gRNA molecules are encoded in maxicircle DNA in mitochondria having sequences that are complementary to mature mRNAs within the edited regions.

This volume covers the most important aspects of biosynthesis, processing, and functions of RNA in trypanosomes, ranging from transcription to RNA editing, mRNA splicing/translation/turnover, processing of transfer and ribosomal RNA, RNA interference, and current transcriptome-wide analyses.

In mitochondria of Kinetoplastida belonging to the suborder Trypanosomatina, the nucleotide sequence of transcripts is post-transcriptionally edited via insertion and deletion of uridylate residues.

In order to shed more light on the evolutionary history of this process we have searched for editing. RNA editing in Trypanosomatids creates functional mitochondrial mRNAs by extensive uridylate (U) insertion and deletion as specified by small guide RNAs (gRNAs). Editing is catalysed by the multiprotein editosome.

Over 20 of its protein components have been identified and additional proteins are likely to function in editing and its regulation.6. Stuart, K. () RNA editing in mitochondrial mRNA of trypanosomatids. T 7. Czech, T. R. () RNA editing: world's smallest introns?

C 8. Cattaneo, R. () RNA editing in chloroplast and brain. T 9. Chan, L. () RNA editing - exploring one mode with apolipopro tein B messenger RNA.

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