Pseudo-templated transcription in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.

  title={Pseudo-templated transcription in prokaryotic and eukaryotic organisms.},
  author={J P Jacques and Daniel Kolakofsky},
  journal={Genes \& development},
  volume={5 5},
Pseudo-templated transcription describes a process that results in the production of a homopolymeric stretch of RNA directed by a shorter stretch (usually 3-7) of complementary nucleotides on the template (either RNA or DNA). The effects of pseudo-templated transcription are very diverse. In some cases, strictly homopolymeric RNAs are made; in others, pseudo-templated nucleotides are added at either the 5' or 3' ends of otherwise normally templated transcripts; and finally, sometines pseudo… 

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