Kozak and IRES sequnces same thing?

Dr Mark Watson mwatson at cyllene.uwa.edu.au
Tue Nov 4 22:33:44 EST 1997

Hi All

I am wondering what the differnce in function is between a Kozak
sequence and an Internal Ribosome Entry Site (IRES).  Does anyone know?
Do they do the same thing?  can one substitute for another?

Thanks All

Dr Mark W Watson, Department of Microbiology

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