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RNA Interactions in mRNA Splicing

  1. Andrew J Newman

Published Online: 14 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000881.pub2



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Newman, A. J. 2008. RNA Interactions in mRNA Splicing. eLS. .

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  1. MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK

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  1. Published Online: 14 MAR 2008
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Figure 1. Cartoon showing the dynamic network of RNA interactions at three successive stages of formation and activation of a conventional (U2-type) cis-spliceosome (precatalytic, first-step catalysis and second-step catalysis, respectively). ‘*’ Indicates a non-Watson–Crick interaction between the G residues at the 5′ and 3′ ends of the intron. See the text for detailed explanation. Modified with permission from Nilsen 1998. Copyright © 1998 Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press.