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Spliceosomes MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Spliceosomes
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.430.106.279.345.850
Unique ID
D017381
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D017381
Scope Note
Organelles in which the splicing and excision reactions that remove introns from precursor messenger RNA molecules occur. One component of a spliceosome is five small nuclear RNA molecules (U1, U2, U4, U5, U6) that, working in conjunction with proteins, help to fold pieces of RNA into the right shapes and later splice them into the message.
Entry Term(s)
Previous Indexing
Ribonucleoproteins (1986-1992)
See Also
RNA Splicing
RNA Splicing Factors
Public MeSH Note
93
History Note
93
Date Established
1993/01/01
Date of Entry
1992/05/22
Revision Date
2016/06/17
Spliceosomes Preferred
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