Primary RNA transcript?

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

billyli at (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
> 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.


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