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Splice Sites

  1. Richard A Padgett1,
  2. Christopher B Burge2

Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0005044

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How to Cite

Padgett, R. A. and Burge, C. B. 2005. Splice Sites. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

  2. 2

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 23 SEP 2005

Abstract

Splice sites are the sequences that define the junctions between introns and exons in eukaryotic genes.

Keywords:

  • pre-mRNA;
  • RNA processing;
  • splicing;
  • consensus sequences;
  • spliceosome;
  • snRNA;
  • snRNP;
  • splicing enhancer elements