Figure 10.29. Editing of the human apolipoprotein B mRNA.

Figure 10.29Editing of the human apolipoprotein B mRNA

Conversion of a C to a U creates a termination codon, resulting in a shortened form of apolipoprotein B being synthesized in intestinal cells.

From: Chapter 10, Synthesis and Processing of RNA

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