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Cap-specific terminal N6-methylation of RNA by an RNA polymerase II–associated methyltransferase
A cap-specific m6A writer N6,2′-O-dimethyladenosine (m6Am) is present at the transcription start nucleotide of capped mRNAs in vertebrates. Akichika et al. quantified the abundance of thisExpand
Human mitochondrial tRNAs: biogenesis, function, structural aspects, and diseases.
Mitochondria are eukaryotic organelles that generate most of the energy in the cell by oxidative phosphorylation (OXPHOS). Each mitochondrion contains multiple copies of a closed circularExpand
Metadata-driven multimedia access
We discuss methods that support universal multimedia access (UMA) and the tools provided by MPEG-7 to achieve this. Expand
Improvement of glycosylation structure by suppression of β-N-acetylglucosaminidases in silkworm.
The baculovirus-silkworm recombinant protein expression system is an excellent method for achieving high-level expression and post-translational modifications, especially glycosylation. However, theExpand
Chapter 4 Constituents of Red Pepper Species: Chemistry, Biochemistry, Pharmacology, and food Science of the Pungent Principle of Capsicum Species
Publisher Summary This chapter reviews the pungent principle of red pepper species (Capsicum species), known as a major component of the hot red pepper spice. The pungent principle represents a groupExpand
Silkworm as a host of baculovirus expression.
While the Baculovirus Expression Vector System (BEVS) mainly uses insect cell lines, such as Sf9 cells, the robust high expression system using silkworm has also been developed. We have furtherExpand
N-glycan sialylation in a silkworm-baculovirus expression system.
A silkworm-baculovirus system is particularly effective for producing recombinant proteins, including glycoproteins. However, N-glycan structures in silkworm differ from those in mammals.Expand
Mammalian NSUN2 introduces 5-methylcytidines into mitochondrial tRNAs
Post-transcriptional modifications in mitochondrial tRNAs (mt-tRNAs) play critical roles in mitochondrial protein synthesis, which produces respiratory chain complexes. In this study, we used massExpand