Messenger RNA in Eukaryotes
2007 (English)In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences, Chichester: John Wiley , 2007, 1-8 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)
Posttranscriptional regulation of gene expression represents an important level at which eukaryotes can expand the coding capacity of their genomes. The concept that one gene makes one protein does not apply to higher eukaryotes. Thus, a eukaryotic cell can use alternative ribonucleic acid (RNA) splicing, alternative polyadenylation and RNA editing to produce hundreds or even several thousands of protein isoforms from a single gene.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Chichester: John Wiley , 2007. 1-8 p.
Medical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-15916DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0000875.pub2ISBN: 9780470061411ISBN: 0470061413OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-15916DiVA: diva2:43687