small nuclear ribonucleoprotein


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small nuclear ribonucleoprotein (snRNP, snurp)

snRNA molecule, complexed with proteins, that is involved in SPLICING INTRONS and other RNA processing events in EUCARYOTES.
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3) Nonstandard abbreviations: CENP-B, centromere protein B; CK19, cytokeratin 19; SSA/52, SSA 52-kDa antigen; SSA/60, SSA 60-kDa antigen; ANA, anti-nuclear antibody antigen; CCP, cyclic citrullinated peptide; RF, rheumatoid factor; dsDNA, double-stranded DNA; ssDNA, single-stranded DNA; U1snRNP, small nuclear ribonucleoprotein U1; Scl-70, topoisomerase 1; Sm, Smith antigen; GST, glutathione S-transferase; HRP, horseradish peroxidase; CCD, charge-coupled device; TBST, Tris-buffered saline-Tween; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; SLE, systemic lupus erythematosus; SS, Sjogren syndrome; PM, polymyositis; and SSc, systemic sclerosis.

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