Eukaryotic Gene Expression Problem Set

Problem 12: Features of nuclear RNA processing


Which of the following is NOT part of RNA processing in eukaryotes?
A. splicing of exons
B. reverse transcription
Reverse transcription is the enzymatic synthesis of DNA from an RNA template by the enzyme reverse transcriptase. This enzyme is not involved in the RNA processing reactions.
C. addition of a 5' cap
D. addition of a poly A tail
E. intron removal

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