The presence of rRNA sequences in polyadenylated RNA and its potential functions

  title={The presence of rRNA sequences in polyadenylated RNA and its potential functions},
  author={Qiongman Kong and Michael P. Stockinger and Yueming Chang and Hirofumi Tashiro and Chien-Liang Glenn Lin},
  journal={Biotechnology Journal},
Accumulating evidence has shown that various lengths of ribosomal RNA (rRNA) sequences are widely present in polyadenylated RNA. This review article will discuss these polyadenylated rRNAcontaining transcripts (PART). PART are highly abundant and widely expressed in various tissues. It appears that there may be two types of PART. One type, type I, contains the rRNA segments (from ∼10 nucleotides up to several hundred nucleotides) located within the transcripts. It has been demonstrated that… Expand
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