The Journal of the Polish Biochemical Society
and of the Committee of Biochemistry and Biophysics
Polish Academy of Sciences

Acta Biochimica Polonica
Vol. 63 No. 4/2016

Acta Biochimica Polonica
Supplement 2, 2016
BIO 2016 Congress

Acta Biochimica Polonica
Supplement 1, 2016
X Parnas Conference

Selected Review from the Current Issue:

Participation of non-coding RNAs in plant organelle biogenesis

Michal Rurek

The biogenesis of plant mitochondria and plastids is a multistep process that depends on the expression of both, organellar and nuclear genes. A growing body of evidence suggests that the indispensable coordination of different steps in this process may be gained by participation of the non-coding RNAs. A plethora of non-coding RNAs of diverse length, both intraorganellar ones, as well as encoded by the nuclear genome (including microRNAs and short interfering RNAs), were also suggested to play a role in the stress response by regulating the expression levels of targeted genes important for organelle biogenesis. Selected points of current interest regarding the regulation of plant mitochondrial and plastid gene expression by diverse non-coding RNAs, also discussed in the aspect of abiotic stress conditions, are highlighted here.

Acta Biochimica Polonica, 63(4), 653-663, Review, DOI: 10.18388/abp.2016_1346

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