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Burger, K.* ; Eick, D.

A nonradioactive assay to measure production and processing of ribosomal RNA by 4sU-tagging.

Methods Mol. Biol. 1455, 121-131 (2016)
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In vivo metabolic pulse labeling is a classical approach to assess production and processing of ribosomal RNA (rRNA). However, conventional labeling techniques can be indirect and require work with radioactivity. Here, we describe in detail a protocol for in vivo metabolic labeling, purification, and readout of nascent rRNA by 4-thiouridine (4sU). We propose 4sU labeling as standard nonradioactive technique for the analysis of rRNA metabolism during ribosome biogenesis.
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Publication type Article: Journal article
Document type Scientific Article
Keywords 4-thiouridine ; Click Chemistry ; Metabolic Pulse Labeling ; Nascent Rna ; Ribosome Biogenesis ; Rrna Synthesis
ISSN (print) / ISBN 1064-3745
e-ISSN 1940-6029
Quellenangaben Volume: 1455, Issue: , Pages: 121-131 Article Number: , Supplement: ,
Publisher Springer
Publishing Place Berlin [u.a.]
Reviewing status Peer reviewed