NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION
After being transcribed, pre-mRNA must be processed. During
processing certain features are added to the nascent mRNA. This section provides
an animation and set of stills that cover the basic steps in mRNA processing.
An overview of
mRNA processing and its key steps.
An in-depth look
at the major players and events involved in processing mRNA.
An embedded Flash movie version of the mRNA processing animation.