cytoplasmic polyadenylation element

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abbr.: CPE; a uridine‐rich sequence in the 3′ untranslated region of eukaryotic mRNA that is required for cytoplasmic polyadenylation. It binds CPE‐binding protein (CPEB), which recruits other proteins (e.g. maskin, XPum).


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