Gene Expression: Frameshifting
Published Online: 16 APR 2007
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Atkins, J. F. and Gesteland, R. F. 2007. Gene Expression: Frameshifting. eLS. .
- Published Online: 16 APR 2007
Ribosomes shift reading frames at high levels at specific places in the decoding of a minority of messenger ribonucleic acid (RNA)s in probably all organisms. This frameshifting serves a regulatory function or is used to synthesize more than one product from a coding sequence.
- genetic code;