In new company: U1 snRNA associates with TAF15

  title={In new company: U1 snRNA associates with TAF15},
  author={Jennifer F. Kugel and James A. Goodrich},
  journal={EMBO reports},
In a recent study published in this issue of EMBO reports, Jobert and colleagues made the unanticipated discovery that a portion of the U1 small-nuclear (sn)RNA in human cells is associated with the transcription factor TAF15 (TATA box-binding protein (TBP)-associated factor 15; Jobert et al, 2009). The U1 snRNA is classically known as a component of the splicing machinery, which removes introns from precursor messenger RNAs (pre-mRNAs). U1 snRNA functions within a protein–RNA complex known as… Expand
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