poly A mRNA in bacteria?

Loïck Le Dantec thesax at club-internet.fr
Thu Jun 10 12:18:56 EST 1999


On 10 Jun 1999 08:37:23 -0700, dalex at NEXUS.MICROIMM.MCGILL.CA ("",
David Alexander) wrote:

>Hello All,
>
>I am curious to know if there are examples of bacteria that poly 
>adenylate their mRNA. 
>I've heard that mycobacteria do this - any others?

A review on the subject by Nilima Sarkar: Polyadenylation of mRNA in
prokaryotes, Annu. Rev. Biochem. 1997, 66:173-197.

hth
Loïck



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