ribonucleoprotein

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ribonucleoprotein

[¦rī·bō¦nü·klē·ō′prō‚tēn]
(biochemistry)
Any of a large group of conjugated proteins in which molecules of ribonucleic acid are closely associated with molecules of protein.
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Cas9-crRNA ribonucleoprotein complex mediates specific DNA cleavage for adaptive immunity in bacteria.
The box C/D and box H/ACA snoRNAs engage 2'-O-methylation and pseudouridylation of rRNAs through their complementary recognition sequences, as guiding components of small ribonucleoprotein particles (snoRNPs) (Reichow, Hamma, Ferre-D'Amare, & Varani, 2007).
The complexes are called small nuclear ribonucleoprotein particles (snRNPs) and are important in the splicing of precursor messenger RNA.
The microprocessor complex also contains a variety of cofactors including the DEAD box (amino acid sequence D-E-A-D asp-glu-ala-asp) RNA helicases p68 (DDX5) and p72 (DDX17), as well as heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoproteins (hnRNPs) [11,12].
These can bind double and single stranded DNA, erythrocytes, immunoglobulins, ribonucleoproteins and enolase (59-61).
It is an experimental fact, at any rate, that every cell contains a system of RNAs and ribonucleoproteins that makes proteins according to the rules of a code, and that system can be described therefore as a 'code-and-template-dependent-protein-maker', i.
Genomic RNA-3 and RNA-4 are the most abundant RNAs in RHBV-infected tissues, however, only two genes have been asigned to known proteins: N-protein, found associated with ribonucleoproteins (RNP), and the noncapsid protein (NCP), found in cytoplasmic inclusion bodies.
Heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoproteins (hnRNPs) in cellular processes: focus on hnRNP E1's multifunctional regulatory roles.
These are important for remodeling of ribonucleoproteins as they have the ability to disrupt interactions between protein and RNA (Tanner and Linder 2001; Zhu and Ren 2012).
The M1 protein is also transported from the cytoplasm into the nucleus during viral replication and, in conjunction with nonstructural protein 2, is involved in the export of the ribonucleoproteins out of the nucleus (70,77).
The roles of heterogeneous nuclear ribonucleoproteins in tumour development and progression.
Thyroglobulin, thyroid peroxidase, glutamic acid decarboxylase, centromere antigen B, a 100-kDa autoantigen associated with polymyositis and scleroderma (PmScl100), a 70-kDa antigen associated with scleroderma (Scl70), double-stranded DNA, Sjogren syndrome antigen B, ribonucleoproteins A and C, Sjogren syndrome antigen A proteins 52 and 60, and Sm autoantigen were kindly provided by Phadia (Freiburg, Germany).