K10 transport/localisation element (TLS)

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K10 transport/localisation element (TLS)
RF00207.jpg
Identifiers
SymbolK10_TLS
RfamRF00207
Other data
RNA typeCis-reg
Domain(s)Eukaryota
SO0005836
PDB structuresPDBe

The K10 transport/localisation element (TLS) is a 44 nucleotide K10 TLS regulatory element from Drosophila melanogaster. K10 TLS is responsible for the transport and anterior localisation of K10 mRNA and acts to establish dorsoventral polarity in the oocyte.[1][2] It was discovered by Julia Serano.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Serano, TL; Cohen RS (1995). "A small predicted stem-loop structure mediates oocyte localization of Drosophila K10 mRNA". Development. 121 (11): 3809&ndash, 3818. PMID 8582290.
  2. ^ Guillemin, K; Williams T; Krasnow MA (2001). "A nuclear lamin is required for cytoplasmic organization and egg polarity in Drosophila". Nat Cell Biol. 3 (9): 848&ndash, 851. doi:10.1038/ncb0901-848. PMID 11533666.

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