splice site

the nucleotides that span the intron–exon junction in a eukaryotic primary transcript of a split gene and function in excision and splicing reactions; those at the 5′ end form the splice donor site, while those at the 3′ end constitute the splice acceptor site.

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  • Splice site mutation — A splice site mutation is a genetic mutation that inserts or deletes a number of nucleotides in the specific site at which splicing of an intron takes place during the processing of precursor messenger RNA into mature messenger RNA. The… …   Wikipedia

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  • Spliceosome — A spliceosome is a complex of specialized RNA and protein subunits that removes introns from a transcribed pre mRNA (hnRNA)segment. This process is generally referred to as splicing. CompositionEach spliceosome is composed of five small nuclear… …   Wikipedia

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