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Prion pseudoknot

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Prion pseudoknot

Prion pseudoknot
Predicted secondary structure and sequence conservation of Prion_pknot
Symbol Prion_pknot
Rfam RF00523
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RNA type Cis-reg
Domain(s) Eukaryota
SO Template:SO

The prion pseudoknot is predicted RNA pseudoknot structure found in prion protein mRNA.[1] It has been suggested that this element has a possible effect in prion protein translation.[2] The human prion protein contains 5 copies of a 24 nucleotide repeat that contains this structure.[2]


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