Nonsense-mediated mRNA Decay
Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
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How to Cite
Mendell, J. T. and Dietz, H. C. 2006. Nonsense-mediated mRNA Decay. eLS. .
- Published Online: 27 JAN 2006
Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay is the recognition and selective decay of transcripts containing premature termination codons, which occurs in all studied eukaryotic organisms.
- nonsense-mediated mRNA decay;
- nonsense mutation;
- premature termination codon;
- mRNA stability;
- mRNA surveillance