Identification of new Xlsirt family members in the Xenopus laevis oocyte

@article{Zearfoss2003IdentificationON,
  title={Identification of new Xlsirt family members in the Xenopus laevis oocyte},
  author={Nancy Ruth Zearfoss and Agnes Pui-Yee Chan and Malgorzata Kloc and Luetta H. Allen and L. D. Etkin},
  journal={Mechanisms of Development},
  year={2003},
  volume={120},
  pages={503-509}
}
Xenopus laevis short interspersed repeat transcripts (Xlsirts) are a family of noncoding RNAs defined by the presence of a specific repeated sequence that acts as a vegetal localization element. Previous studies have demonstrated that Xlsirts function as localization elements to localize RNA and also in anchoring mRNA at the vegetal cortex. However, the identity of the Xlsirts containing family members present at the cortex was unknown. We identified 17 new Xlsirt cDNAs from an oocyte cDNA… 
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