volume 66, issue 7, P4242-4251 1992
DOI: 10.1128/jvi.66.7.4242-4251.1992
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Abstract: Retroviruses, pararetroviruses, and related retrotransposons generate terminally redundant RNAs by transcription of a template flanked by long terminal repeats in which initiation occurs within the 5' long terminal repeat sequences and 3'-end processing occurs within the 3' long terminal repeat sequences. Processing of avian sarcoma virus RNA is relatively inefficient; approximately 15% of the viral RNA transcripts are read-through products; i.e., they are not processed at the viral poly(A) addition site but a…

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