mRNA Processing in Eukaryotic Cells
(Excision of Interons and Joining of Exons)

During processing of the precursor mRNA, interons are excised and exons are joined together to produce a mature mRNA that can be translated into protein.


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Professor of Microbiology, The Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville Campus
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Last updated: July, 2018
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