Primary RNA transcript?

Laurentiu COCEA cocea at citi2.fr
Wed Jul 5 11:32:14 EST 1995


billyli at hkuxa.hku.hk (Billy Li) wrote:
>
> 
> A simple question from a non-biologist.  When a DNA sequence is transcripted
> to a primary RNA transcript, is the coding strand being duplicated directly
> to form the RNA transcript, or is the non-coding strand being complemented
> to form the RNA transcript?
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> --
> Billy Li,  email: billyli at hkuxa.hku.hk
> Assistant Lecturer,
> Department of Statistics,
> University of Hong Kong.
> Tel: (852) 28591987     Fax: (852) 28589041

The non-coding strand is being complemented to form the RNA transcript.

Laurentiu





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