A study of mRNA translation with computational analysis of ribosome profiling datasets

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dc.contributor.advisor Baranov, Pavel V. en
dc.contributor.author O'Connor, Patrick
dc.date.accessioned 2018-02-09T12:07:46Z
dc.date.available 2018-02-09T12:07:46Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.date.submitted 2017
dc.identifier.citation O'Connor, P. 2017. A study of mRNA translation with computational analysis of ribosome profiling datasets. PhD Thesis, University College Cork. en
dc.identifier.endpage 183 en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/5431
dc.description.abstract Ribosome profiling is based on capturing and sequencing of the mRNA fragments enclosed within the translating ribosome and it thereby provides a “snapshot” of ribosome positions at the transcriptome wide level. The approach was developed in 2009 and was a significant advancement towards the better understanding of the regulation of protein synthesis. I this thesis I describe my analysis of ribosome profiling data. In Chapter 1, I present a review of the recent developments of understanding obtained with ribosome profiling as well as discussing the implications of artifacts on the interpretation of its data. Chapters 2 and 3 details using ribosome profiling to examine the translational response to eIF2 repression and to the deprivation of oxygen and glucose respectively. Chapter 4 details how the interaction of the Shine Dalgarno with the ribosome rRNA alters the length of the mRNA protected fragments. In Chapter 5, I present analysis at identifying the relative impact of mRNA features on local ribosome profiling read density. en
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf en
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Cork en
dc.rights © 2017, Patrick O'Connor. en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ en
dc.subject Translation en
dc.subject Ribosome profiling en
dc.title A study of mRNA translation with computational analysis of ribosome profiling datasets en
dc.type Doctoral thesis en
dc.type.qualificationlevel Doctoral en
dc.type.qualificationname PhD (Science) en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
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dc.description.version Accepted Version
dc.contributor.funder Science Foundation Ireland en
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.internal.school Biochemistry en
dc.check.type No Embargo Required
dc.check.reason No embargo required en
dc.check.opt-out Not applicable en
dc.thesis.opt-out false
dc.check.embargoformat Not applicable en
ucc.workflow.supervisor p.baranov@ucc.ie
dc.internal.conferring Spring 2018 en


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