SUNNIE THOMPSON

Summary

Affiliation: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc In vivo functional analysis of the Dicistroviridae intergenic region internal ribosome entry sites
    Marla I Hertz
    Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:7276-88. 2011
  2. pmc Tricks an IRES uses to enslave ribosomes
    Sunnie R Thompson
    Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Trends Microbiol 20:558-66. 2012
  3. pmc So you want to know if your message has an IRES?
    Sunnie R Thompson
    Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA 3:697-705. 2012

Research Grants

  1. CrPV IRES function and animal virus replication in yeast
    SUNNIE THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Mechanism of IRES-Mediated Translation Initiation
    SUNNIE THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
  3. Mechanism of IRES-Mediated Translation Initiation
    Sunnie R Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2010
  4. Mechanism of IRES-Mediated Translation Initiation
    Sunnie R Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2010

Collaborators

  • Marla I Hertz

Detail Information

Publications3

  1. pmc In vivo functional analysis of the Dicistroviridae intergenic region internal ribosome entry sites
    Marla I Hertz
    Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
    Nucleic Acids Res 39:7276-88. 2011
    ..Our findings provide us with a comprehensive overview of IGR IRES activities and allow us to begin to understand the differences between Classes I and II IGR IRESs...
  2. pmc Tricks an IRES uses to enslave ribosomes
    Sunnie R Thompson
    Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Trends Microbiol 20:558-66. 2012
    ..IRESs were discovered over 20 years ago, but only recently have studies using a model IRES from dicistroviruses expanded our understanding of how a 3D RNA structure can capture and manipulate the ribosome to initiate translation...
  3. pmc So you want to know if your message has an IRES?
    Sunnie R Thompson
    Department of Microbiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Wiley Interdiscip Rev RNA 3:697-705. 2012
    ..We hope that demystifying the accepted methods for assaying IRES activity will open the study of this important mechanism to the broader community...

Research Grants4

  1. CrPV IRES function and animal virus replication in yeast
    SUNNIE THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Overall, these studies will contribute to our understanding on the functioning of viral IRESs and potentially lead to a novel way of studying host genes that are required for virus propagation. ..
  2. Mechanism of IRES-Mediated Translation Initiation
    SUNNIE THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We are using yeast genetics to understand the mechanism of IRES-mediated translation initiation. ..
  3. Mechanism of IRES-Mediated Translation Initiation
    Sunnie R Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We are using yeast genetics to understand the mechanism of IRES-mediated translation initiation. ..
  4. Mechanism of IRES-Mediated Translation Initiation
    Sunnie R Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We are using yeast genetics to understand the mechanism of IRES-mediated translation initiation. ..