The characterization of a novel, putative trypanosome transcription factor

Trypanosoma brucei, the causative agent of African sleeping sickness, require a 39-nucleotide capped Spliced Leader RNA (SL RNA) trans -spliced onto the 5' end of their messenger RNA (mRNA) for translation. The SL RNA gene is transcribed by RNA Polymerase II and contains the only RNA Polymerase II p...

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Author: Allison Hue Yang Sing
Degree Work Type: Thesis (M.S.)
Institution: Villanova University
Format: Degree Work
Language: English
Published: 2010
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