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nuclear polyadenylation hexanucleotide

John Lackie

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199549351
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727948
nuclear polyadenylation hexanucleotide

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The six-nucleotide sequence (AAUAAA) in mRNA that is required for polyadenylation in the nucleus. See cytoplasmic polyadenylation element.

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Subjects: Clinical Medicine

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