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Single Cell and Single-Molecule Analysis of Gene Expression Regulation

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Authors
Vera, Maria; Biswas, Jeetayu; Senecal, Adrien; Singer, Robert H.; Park, Hye Yoon
Issue Date
2016-12
Publisher
ANNUAL REVIEWS
Citation
Annual Review of Genetics, Vol. 50, pp. 267-291
Keywords
Single Cell and Single-Molecule Analysis of Gene Expression Regulation자연과학single cellsingle-molecule imaginggene expressiontranscriptionmRNA localizationtranslation
Abstract
Recent advancements in single-cell and single-molecule imaging technologies have resolved biological processes in time and space that are fundamental to understanding the regulation of gene expression. Observations of single-molecule events in their cellular context have revealed highly dynamic aspects of transcriptional and post-transcriptional control in eukaryotic cells. This approach can relate transcription with mRNA abundance and lifetimes. Another key aspect of single-cell analysis is the cell-to-cell variability among populations of cells. Definition of heterogeneity has revealed stochastic processes, determined characteristics of under-represented cell types or transitional states, and integrated cellular behaviors in the context of multicellular organisms. In this review, we discuss novel aspects of gene expression of eukaryotic cells and multicellular organisms revealed by the latest advances in single-cell and single-molecule imaging technology.
ISSN
0066-4197
Language
English
URI
http://hdl.handle.net/10371/116884
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-genet-120215-034854
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