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Current Topics in Pharmacology
Phcol 514
12:30 PM, Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Room T-473 HSC


Speaker: Stan McKnight
Topic: Development, diabetes, aging, memory, and sex: The mi-ghty-RNA (microRNA) rules all

References:

  1. Schratt GM, Tuebing F, Nigh EA, Kane CG, Sabatini ME, Kiebler M, Greenberg ME. A brain-specific microRNA regulates dendritic spine development. Nature. 2006 Jan 19;439(7074):283-9.

  2. Chen JF, Mandel EM, Thomson JM, Wu Q, Callis TE, Hammond SM, Conlon FL, Wang DZ. The role of microRNA-1 and microRNA-133 in skeletal muscle proliferation and differentiation. Nat Genet. 2006 Feb;38(2):228-33. Epub 2005 Dec 25.

  3. Boehm M, Slack F. A developmental timing microRNA and its target regulate life span in C. elegans. Science. 2005 Dec 23;310(5756):1954-7.

  4. Conaco C, Otto S, Han JJ, Mandel G. Reciprocal actions of REST and a microRNA promote neuronal identity. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2006 Feb 6; [Epub ahead of print]

  5. Poy MN, Eliasson L, Krutzfeldt J, Kuwajima S, Ma X, Macdonald PE, Pfeffer S, Tuschl T, Rajewsky N, Rorsman P, Stoffel M. A pancreatic islet-specific microRNA regulates insulin secretion. Nature. 2004 Nov 11;432(7014):226-30.

Reviews:
  1. Kim VN, Nam JW. Genomics of microRNA. Trends Genet. 2006 Jan 27; [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Cuellar TL, McManus MT. MicroRNAs and endocrine biology. J Endocrinol. 2005 Dec;187(3):327-32. Review.

  3. He L, Hannon GJ. MicroRNAs: small RNAs with a big role in gene regulation. Nat Rev Genet. 2004 Jul;5(7):522-31. Review.


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