Poly-A tails on non-nuclear mRNAs

Keith Robison robison at ribo.harvard.edu
Tue Nov 19 13:48:13 EST 1991


This question has come up twice in the past week:


	Is mRNA polyadenylation absolutely restricted to genes expressed
in the eukaryotic nucleus (including viral genes)?  Does anyone know of
examples of polyadenylated mRNAs in bacteria, archaea, or organelles?




Keith Robison   G1
Harvard University
Program in Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

robison at nucleus.harvard.edu



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