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Differential accumulation of mRNA and interspersed RNA during Xenopus oogenesis and embrypgenesis

  • Chengyu Liu (a1) and L. Dennis Smith (a1)


Xenopus ooctye cytoplasmic poly(A)+ RNA has been shown to include two major complex classes: mRNA and interspersed RNA. the former is defined by its translatalility, the latter consists of non–translatable repeat–containing transcripts with unknown functions. In this study we compared the accumulation patterns of total mRNA and a subfamily of interspersed RNA, the XR family (McGrew&Richter, 1989, Dev. Biot. 134, 267–70)


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Dr Chengyu Liu, Roche Institue of molecular Biology, 340 Kingsland street, Nutley, NJ 07110, USA. Telephone: (201)-235-4574. (201)-235-2839.


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Differential accumulation of mRNA and interspersed RNA during Xenopus oogenesis and embrypgenesis

  • Chengyu Liu (a1) and L. Dennis Smith (a1)


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