Special Issue "The Role of Non-coding RNA in Plant Response to Stress"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 March 2024 | Viewed by 1694
With the development of molecular biology and sequencing technologies, evidence accumulated over the past decade has begun to unravel that non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs) are widely expressed and have important regulatory functions. Unlike other living forms, plants are sessile, thereby facing severe biotic and abiotic stresses. Recent progress in computational and experimental research has enabled the identification of stress response ncRNAs. However, their mechanism of molecular function remains largely unknown in plants. In this Special Issue, we call for research papers on the characterization and molecular functions of plant abiotic and biotic stress responsive ncRNAs, covering small RNA, long non-coding RNAs, circular RNA, tRNA, and other ncRNAs. We also invite submissions of research articles about the mobility of small RNAs, functional significance of plant ncRNA modifications, and ncRNA structure variations under stress. Here, we would like to provide an integrated platform for the plant research community to share the latest available technologies, methodologies, and new exciting discoveries on plant ncRNAs. Therefore, we warmly welcome original research and review articles in these fields.
Dr. Jie Xu
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- non-coding RNAs
- small RNAs
- long non-coding RNAs
- circular RNAs
- biotic stress
- abiotic stress
- RNA modifications
- RNA structure