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Keyword - RNA translational shunting (KW-1156)

Definition

Protein which is derived from an mRNA by translational shunting, a process in which ribosomes are loaded onto mRNA at the 5'-cap structure, start scanning for a short distance before bypassing the large internal leader region and initiating at a downstream start site. Shunting operates in plants, animals, and yeast translational systems, both in vivo and in vitro.

Category

Coding sequence diversity

Graphical

RNA translational shuntingCoding sequence diversity
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