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Spliceosomal Proteins in Plants

  • Y. Ru
  • B. -B. Wang
  • V. Brendel
Part of the Current Topics in Microbiology and Immunology book series (CT MICROBIOLOGY, volume 326)

The spliceosome is a large nuclear structure consisting of dynamically interacting RNAs and proteins. This chapter briefly reviews some of the known components and their interactions. Large-scale proteomics and gene expression studies may be required to unravel the many intricate mechanisms involved in splice site recognition and selection.

Keywords

Splice Factor snRNA Gene Splice Site Selection Splice Site Recognition Spliceosomal Protein 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Y. Ru
    • 1
  • B. -B. Wang
    • 2
  • V. Brendel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Genetics, Development and Cell BiologyIowa State UniversityAmesUSA
  2. 2.Department of Plant PathologyUniversity of MinnesotaSt. PaulUSA

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