Gurken localisation signal

The Gurken localisation signal is an RNA regulatory element conserved across many species of the fruitfly Drosophila. The element consists of a RNA stem loop within the coding region that forms a signal for dynein-mediated RNA transport to a cap near the oocyte nucleus cite journal |author=Van De Bor V, Hartswood E, Jones C, Finnegan D, Davis I |title=gurken and the I factor retrotransposon RNAs share common localization signals and machinery |journal=Dev. Cell |volume=9 |issue=1 |pages=51–62 |year=2005 |pmid=15992540 |doi=10.1016/j.devcel.2005.04.012] .


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