Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
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Graveley, B. R. and Hertel, K. J. 2005. SR Proteins. eLS. .
- Published Online: 23 SEP 2005
Members of the serine/arginine-rich (SR) protein family have several important functions in mRNA biogenesis. SR proteins are essential splicing factors that also participate in the regulation of alternative splicing and the export of mRNAs from the nucleus to the cytoplasm.
- SR protein;
- alternative splicing;
- RNA-binding protein;
- mRNA export