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Discovery of Nuclear DNA-like RNA (dRNA, hnRNA) and Ribonucleoproteins Particles Containing hnRNA.

Georgiev GP - Acta Naturae (2016 Jan-Mar)

Bottom Line: Therefore, I was invited to represent Russia at the Symposium and deliver a speech on these topics.However, my visa had only been issued after the end of the Symposium, and, therefore, the presentation was delivered by my former colleague G.N.The transcript of the lecture is presented below.

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Affiliation: Institute of Gene Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilova Str., 34/5, Moscow, 119334, Russia.

ABSTRACT
On August 9-11, 2014, Cold Spring Harbor (USA) hosted a special symposium dedicated to the discovery of messenger or informational RNA and the main events in the subsequent studies of its synthesis, regulation of synthesis, maturation, and transport. The existence of mRNA in bacteria was first suggested in 1961 by Jacob and Monod, based on genetic studies [1]. The same year, Brenner et al. confirmed the hypothesis [2]. Our laboratory played a key role in the discovery of messenger RNA in eukaryotes, as well as in the discovery of the nuclear ribonucleoproteins that contain it and in the elucidation of their structural organization. Therefore, I was invited to represent Russia at the Symposium and deliver a speech on these topics. However, my visa had only been issued after the end of the Symposium, and, therefore, the presentation was delivered by my former colleague G.N. Yenikolopov, who works at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The transcript of the lecture is presented below.

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Properties of the nuclear hnRNP particles obtained at the first stage ofthe research. (left-hand panel) Sucrose gradient ultracentrifugation of nuclearextracts containing hnRNA. RNA was labeled with 32P-orthophosphate and aprotein with a mixture of 14C-amino acids. (right-hand panel) Electron microscopyof 30S particles from the sucrose gradient
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Figure 3: Properties of the nuclear hnRNP particles obtained at the first stage ofthe research. (left-hand panel) Sucrose gradient ultracentrifugation of nuclearextracts containing hnRNA. RNA was labeled with 32P-orthophosphate and aprotein with a mixture of 14C-amino acids. (right-hand panel) Electron microscopyof 30S particles from the sucrose gradient

Mentions: After ultracentrifugation, most of the hnRNA was detected in a homogeneous 30Speak, which contained particles ca. 20 nm in diameter. The molecular weight ofRNA isolated from the 30S peak was low(Fig. 3). It wascontrary to the data on the very high molecular mass of hnRNK isolated byphenol fractionation. To resolve this contradiction, we performed extraction inthe presence of a RNAase inhibitor from rat liver supernatant. This extractionproduced a completely different pattern of ultracentrifugation: a series ofpeaks ranging from a small 30S peak all the way up to material withsedimentation coefficients of 200S and above(Fig. 4).Obviously, this pattern was much closer to the native one[14].


Discovery of Nuclear DNA-like RNA (dRNA, hnRNA) and Ribonucleoproteins Particles Containing hnRNA.

Georgiev GP - Acta Naturae (2016 Jan-Mar)

Properties of the nuclear hnRNP particles obtained at the first stage ofthe research. (left-hand panel) Sucrose gradient ultracentrifugation of nuclearextracts containing hnRNA. RNA was labeled with 32P-orthophosphate and aprotein with a mixture of 14C-amino acids. (right-hand panel) Electron microscopyof 30S particles from the sucrose gradient
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Figure 3: Properties of the nuclear hnRNP particles obtained at the first stage ofthe research. (left-hand panel) Sucrose gradient ultracentrifugation of nuclearextracts containing hnRNA. RNA was labeled with 32P-orthophosphate and aprotein with a mixture of 14C-amino acids. (right-hand panel) Electron microscopyof 30S particles from the sucrose gradient
Mentions: After ultracentrifugation, most of the hnRNA was detected in a homogeneous 30Speak, which contained particles ca. 20 nm in diameter. The molecular weight ofRNA isolated from the 30S peak was low(Fig. 3). It wascontrary to the data on the very high molecular mass of hnRNK isolated byphenol fractionation. To resolve this contradiction, we performed extraction inthe presence of a RNAase inhibitor from rat liver supernatant. This extractionproduced a completely different pattern of ultracentrifugation: a series ofpeaks ranging from a small 30S peak all the way up to material withsedimentation coefficients of 200S and above(Fig. 4).Obviously, this pattern was much closer to the native one[14].

Bottom Line: Therefore, I was invited to represent Russia at the Symposium and deliver a speech on these topics.However, my visa had only been issued after the end of the Symposium, and, therefore, the presentation was delivered by my former colleague G.N.The transcript of the lecture is presented below.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Institute of Gene Biology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Vavilova Str., 34/5, Moscow, 119334, Russia.

ABSTRACT
On August 9-11, 2014, Cold Spring Harbor (USA) hosted a special symposium dedicated to the discovery of messenger or informational RNA and the main events in the subsequent studies of its synthesis, regulation of synthesis, maturation, and transport. The existence of mRNA in bacteria was first suggested in 1961 by Jacob and Monod, based on genetic studies [1]. The same year, Brenner et al. confirmed the hypothesis [2]. Our laboratory played a key role in the discovery of messenger RNA in eukaryotes, as well as in the discovery of the nuclear ribonucleoproteins that contain it and in the elucidation of their structural organization. Therefore, I was invited to represent Russia at the Symposium and deliver a speech on these topics. However, my visa had only been issued after the end of the Symposium, and, therefore, the presentation was delivered by my former colleague G.N. Yenikolopov, who works at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The transcript of the lecture is presented below.

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Related in: MedlinePlus