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International Journal of Biology Sciences

Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A (2022)

Epigenetic regulation of the genome through transposable elements and its related non-coding small RNA

Author(s):

Abdullatif Azab, Subrina Jesmin, Farzana Sohael and Rabia Bangash

Abstract:

Transposons are mobile DNA sequences abundant in eukaryotic genomes. Non-coding small RNAs have various biological functions and affect gene expression at different levels. Transposons are an important source of non-coding small RNAs in many eukaryotic genomes. Some recent studies have found that transposons and their derived non-coding small RNAs participate important roles in gene regulation, but few relevant reviews exist in China. Therefore, this paper reviews the current research achievements on transposons and non-coding small RNAs from two aspects: the relationship between transposons and their derived non-coding small RNAs and their role in the genome and biological evolution.

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International Journal of Biology Sciences
How to cite this article:
Abdullatif Azab, Subrina Jesmin, Farzana Sohael and Rabia Bangash. Epigenetic regulation of the genome through transposable elements and its related non-coding small RNA. Int. J. Biol. Sci. 2022;4(2):19-27. DOI: 10.33545/26649926.2022.v4.i2a.70
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