How does a mammalian cell determine when newly synthesized mRNAs are fully processed and appropriate for nuclear export? Müller-McNicoll and colleagues (pp. 553–566) expand on mechanisms known to be mediated by nuclear export factor 1 (NXF1) by describing SR proteins as NXF1 adaptors that flag alternatively spliced and polyadenylated mRNA isoforms as cargo ready for the cytoplasm.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Genes and Development|
|State||Published - Mar 1 2016|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Developmental Biology