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    Post-Transcriptional
    Processing
and the Endocrine System
   Editor: Shern L. Chew




   Not much research has been done on the regulation of post-tran-         Contents
   scriptional events, much more is known about transcription. This        Webster, N.J.G.; Huang, Z.:
   book illustrates how hormones may influence post-transcriptional        Hormonal Regulation of
   nuclear events and that some post-transcriptional modification is a     Alternative Splicing
   requirement for the expression and function of most higher eukary-      Lou, H.; Gagel, R.F.:
   otic genes.                                                             Mechanism of Tissue-Specific
                                                                           Alternative RNA Processing of the
   Topics such as the regulation of pre-mRNA splicing by hormonal
                                                                           Calcitonin CGRP Gene
   signals and tissue-specific mechanisms, pre-mRNA processing
   during spermatogenesis, to the link between the cell cycle and          Walker, W.H.; Delfino, F.J.; Habener, J.F.:
                                                                           RNA Processing and the Control of
   splicing, the role of phosphorylation and dephosphorylation in the      Spermatogenesis
   function of the basal splicing machinery, RNA editing, the neuroen-
                                                                           Burns, C.G.; Gould K.L.:
   docrine regulation of polyadenylation all contribute to make up this    Connections between Pre-mRNA
   volume.                                                                 Processing and Regulation of
   If you are an endocrinologist searching for interesting and important   the Eukaryotic Cell Cycle
   answers unearthed by RNA experiments, this book provides them.          Murray, M.V.:
                                                                           Role of Phosphorylation in Pre-mRNA
                                                                           Splicing
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                                                                           Holland, K.A.; Richardson, N.;
   Post-Transcriptional Processing
   and the Endocrine System                                                Somasekaram, A.; Navaratnam, N.:
   Editor: Chew, S.L. (London)                                             RNA Editing
   X + 146 p., 32 fig., 1 in color, 7 tab., hard cover, 1999
                                                                           Santra, B.; Carter, D.A.:
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   ISBN 3–8055–6849–5

   Fields of Interest:
   Endocrinology; Cell Biology, Molecular Biology,
   Neuroendocrinology, Genetics
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