RNase R


RNase R

RNase R is an 3'-5' exoribonuclease closely related to RNase II, which has been shown to be involved in mRNA degradation in bacteria. [cite journal
author=Cheng "et al."
title=An important role for RNase R in mRNA decay
journal=Molecular Cell
year=2005
volume=17
pages=313–8
pmid=15664199
doi=10.1016/j.molcel.2004.11.048
] RNase R has homologues in many other organisms. When a part of another larger protein has a domain that is very similar to RNase R, this is called an RNase R domain.

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