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Untranslated region

untranslated region

(Science: molecular biology) The regions of a cDNA, typically that 5' to the initiation (ATG) site and that 3' to the stop site, which are not translated to make a peptide. Their functions are not well understood.

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Re: Yeast Mating Type Switching

... that is dependent on actin and myosin. A cis-acting element in the 3′-untranslated region of ASH1mRNA is sufficient to localize a chimeric RNA to daughter cells. These results ...

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by fiona1985
Mon Aug 15, 2011 10:30 am
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Yeast Mating Type Switching
Replies: 3
Views: 7068

how to slow down the elongation step in protein synthesis

we have known the secondary structure in the 5-untranslated region of mRNA plays an important roles in controling the translation efficiency, but what are the ...

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by 1214330wgq
Mon Apr 19, 2010 1:44 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: how to slow down the elongation step in protein synthesis
Replies: 1
Views: 1403

20 Amino Acids

... In archaea and in eukaryotes, the SECIS element is in the 3' untranslated region (3' UTR) of the mRNA, and can direct multiple UGA codons to encode selenocysteine residues. ...

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by Dr.Stein
Mon Feb 13, 2006 9:40 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 20 Amino Acids
Replies: 14
Views: 114956

Genes and Proteins

... to proteins. due to leaky scanning and poly adenylation there's a small region at the 5' and 3' end that is untranslated.

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by sdekivit
Fri Dec 02, 2005 3:18 pm
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Genes and Proteins
Replies: 10
Views: 4776

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