mRNA Splicing: Role of snRNAs
Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Padgett, R. A. 2005. mRNA Splicing: Role of snRNAs. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
Many small nuclear ribonucleic acids (snRNAs) of eukaryotic cells are involved in the maturation of primary transcripts of messenger RNAs (mRNAs). Certain snRNAs are involved in the formation and function of the spliceosome, a large ribonucleoprotein structure in which pre-mRNA splicing takes place.
- pre-mRNA splicing;