Nuclear export as a key arbiter of "mRNA identity" in eukaryotes.

@article{Palazzo2012NuclearEA,
  title={Nuclear export as a key arbiter of "mRNA identity" in eukaryotes.},
  author={Alexander F Palazzo and Abdalla Akef},
  journal={Biochimica et biophysica acta},
  year={2012},
  volume={1819 6},
  pages={
          566-77
        }
}
Over the past decade, various studies have indicated that most of the eukaryotic genome is transcribed at some level. The pervasiveness of transcription might seem surprising when one considers that only a quarter of the human genome comprises genes (including exons and introns) and less than 2% codes for protein. This conundrum is partially explained by the unique evolutionary pressures that are imposed on species with small population sizes, such as eukaryotes. These conditions promote the… Expand
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