By Daniel C. Factor, Paul J. Tesar (auth.), Ahmad M. Khalil, Jeff Coller (eds.)
Long non-coding RNAs (lnc)RNAs have emerged as a brand new paradigm in epigenetic legislation of the genome. millions of lncRNAs were pointed out and saw in a variety of organisms. not like mRNA, lncRNA don't have any protein-coding means. So, whereas their functionality isn't fullyyt transparent, they could function key organizers of protein complexes that let for better order regulatory occasions. learning those features has been the results of severe learn performed of the previous few years, and lncRNA learn has had numerous serious advancements in the course of that point. This publication will consolidate those principles and types to raised learn an important matters in lncRNA biology. it will contain severe reviews that experience resulted in the invention and annotation of lncRNAs in different species, and the molecular mechanisms for a couple of lncRNA that experience began to emerge.