Diversity of mechanisms in the regulation of translation in prokaryotes and lower eukaryotes

Curr Opin Genet Dev. 1992 Oct;2(5):720-6. doi: 10.1016/s0959-437x(05)80132-7.

Abstract

Regulation of translation is used to control the expression of many essential and highly expressed genes. The known repertoire of molecular mechanisms for translational regulation is expanding. Recently elucidated mechanisms involve alterations in mRNA structure and modulation of the activity of translation initiation factors.

Publication types

  • Research Support, U.S. Gov't, P.H.S.
  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Ascomycota / genetics
  • Ascomycota / metabolism
  • Bacterial Proteins / genetics
  • Bacterial Proteins / metabolism
  • DNA-Binding Proteins*
  • Escherichia coli / genetics
  • Eukaryotic Cells / metabolism*
  • Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2B*
  • Fungal Proteins / genetics
  • Fungal Proteins / metabolism
  • Gene Expression Regulation*
  • Genes, Bacterial
  • Genes, Fungal
  • Genes, Viral
  • Nucleic Acid Conformation
  • Peptide Initiation Factors / metabolism
  • Phosphorylation
  • Prokaryotic Cells / metabolism*
  • Protein Biosynthesis*
  • Protein Kinases*
  • Protein Processing, Post-Translational
  • RNA Splicing
  • RNA, Bacterial / metabolism
  • RNA, Fungal / metabolism
  • RNA, Messenger / metabolism
  • Repressor Proteins / metabolism
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae Proteins*
  • Transcription Factors / genetics
  • Transcription Factors / metabolism
  • Viral Proteins / genetics
  • Viral Proteins / metabolism
  • Viral Structural Proteins / genetics

Substances

  • Bacterial Proteins
  • DNA-Binding Proteins
  • Eukaryotic Initiation Factor-2B
  • Fungal Proteins
  • GCD2 protein, S cerevisiae
  • Peptide Initiation Factors
  • RNA, Bacterial
  • RNA, Fungal
  • RNA, Messenger
  • Repressor Proteins
  • Saccharomyces cerevisiae Proteins
  • Transcription Factors
  • Viral Proteins
  • Viral Structural Proteins
  • Protein Kinases