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Cellular RNAs: Varied Roles

  1. Jian Gu1,
  2. Ram Reddy2

Published Online: 25 APR 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0000873

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How to Cite

Gu, J. and Reddy, R. 2001. Cellular RNAs: Varied Roles. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

  2. 2

    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 25 APR 2001

Abstract

In the cell, there are three major types of RNA directly involved in protein synthesis. In addition, many other cellular RNAs also play important functions.

Keywords:

  • snRNA;
  • snoRNA;
  • SRP RNA;
  • RNA modification;
  • spliceosome