spliceosome(redirected from Spliceosomes)
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Related to Spliceosomes: RNA splicing
A specialized structure that participates in the removal of introns and resplicing of remaining exons of mRNA; in addition to the mRNA primary transcript, at least four small nuclear RNAs (snRNAs) and some proteins are involved.
[splice + -some]
A nucleoprotein particle that aids in the splicing of messenger RNA in eukaryotes.
spliceosomemolecular complex, including SMALL NUCLEAR RNAs/SMALL NUCLEAR RIBONUCLEOPROTEINS, essential to SPLICING.
a ribonucleoprotein complex involved in the splicing of RNA.