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Cap homeostasis is independent of poly(A) tail length

Role of poly (A) tail as an identity element for mRNA nuclear export

Molecular dissection of mRNA poly(A) tail length control in yeast

A new G-tailing method for the determination of the poly(A) tail length applied to hepatitis A virus RNA

Antisense morpholino targeting just upstream from a poly(A) tail junction of maternal mRNA removes the tail and inhibits translation

A novel method for poly(A) fractionation reveals a large population of mRNAs with a short poly(A) tail in mammalian cells

Formation of circular polyribosomes on eukaryotic mRNA without cap-structure and poly(A)-tail: a cryo electron tomography study

Expression of a green fluorescent protein variant in mouse oocytes by injection of RNA with an added long poly(A) tail

The Elav-like proteins bind to AU-rich elements and to the poly(A) tail of mRNA

The role of 5′-leader length, secondary structure and PABP concentration on cap and poly(A) tail function during translation in Xenopus oocytes

Discovery, identification and sequence analysis of RNAs selected for very short or long poly A tail in immature bovine oocytes

Establishment of a high throughput EST sequencing system using poly(A) tail-removed cDNA libraries and determination of 36 000 bovine ESTs

The PolyA tail length of yeast histone mRNAs varies during the cell cycle and is influenced by Sen1p and Rrp6p

Site-specific terminal and internal labeling of RNA by poly(A) polymerase tailing and copper-catalyzed or copper-free strain-promoted click chemistry

The 5′-untranslated region of GM-CSF mRNA suppresses translational repression mediated by the 3′ adenosine-uridine-rich element and the poly(A) tail


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A polyadenylic acid sequence of variable length (60–200 residues) added post-transcriptionally to the 3′ end of most eukaryotic mRNAs to produce hnRNA, although there are some exceptions (e.g. histone mRNAs). The poly-A tail on mRNA is gradually reduced in length in the cytoplasm. Affinity chromatography with oligo(U) or oligo(dT) is a standard technique for purifying mRNA.

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