Transcription Termination: Variations on Common Themes.

  title={Transcription Termination: Variations on Common Themes.},
  author={Odil Porrua and Marc Boudvillain and Domenico Libri},
  journal={Trends in genetics : TIG},
  volume={32 8},
Transcription initiates pervasively in all organisms, which challenges the notion that the information to be expressed is selected mainly based on mechanisms defining where and when transcription is started. Together with post-transcriptional events, termination of transcription is essential for sorting out the functional RNAs from a plethora of transcriptional products that seemingly have no use in the cell. But terminating transcription is not that easy, given the high robustness of the… CONTINUE READING