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Transcription and Maturation of mRNA in Dinoflagellates
AbstractDinoflagellates are of great importance to the marine ecosystem, yet scant details of how gene expression is regulated at the transcriptional level are available. Transcription is of interest in the context of the chromatin structure in the dinoflagellates as it shows many differences from more typical eukaryotic cells. Here we canvas recent transcriptome profiles to identify the molecular building blocks available for the construction of the transcriptional machinery and contrast these with those used by other systems. Dinoflagellates display a clear paucity of specific transcription factors, although surprisingly, the rest of the basic transcriptional machinery is not markedly different from what is found in the close relatives to the dinoflagellates.
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Roy, S.; Morse, D. Transcription and Maturation of mRNA in Dinoflagellates. Microorganisms 2013, 1, 71-99.View more citation formats
Roy S, Morse D. Transcription and Maturation of mRNA in Dinoflagellates. Microorganisms. 2013; 1(1):71-99.Chicago/Turabian Style
Roy, Sougata; Morse, David. 2013. "Transcription and Maturation of mRNA in Dinoflagellates." Microorganisms 1, no. 1: 71-99.