Eukaryotic Gene Expression Problem Set

Problem 11: Features of hnRNA

Which of the following features would you NOT expect to find in heterogeneous nuclear RNA (hnRNA)?
A. intron
B. polycistronic coding
Polycistronic mRNAs are very common in prokaryotes, but are rare in eukaryotes.
C. polyadenylation at 3'-end
D. 5-' cap structure
E. U nucleotides

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