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primary transcript

initial transcript of a GENE or group of genes, which is subsequently processed to produce the mature transcript.
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The AChE gene produces several types of coding sequences and corresponding catalytic subunits by alternative splicing in the 3' region of the primary transcript.[sup][25],[26] However, in adult mammalian muscle, there is only one type of splice subunit, referred to as type T (AChE[sub]T).[sup][13] Catalytic subunits of AChE[sub]T produce homo-oligomers as well as heteromeric associations of tetramers with anchoring proteins.[sup][26] Therefore, in this study, we detected both the primary transcript and the type T transcript to more effectively illustrate that the muscular generation of AChE was reduced during sepsis.
The primary transcript of the gene TP53BP1 presents 6.3 kb, having no potential to overlap with 76P transcripts.
The polycistronic miRNA cluster produces a single primary transcript yielding the six mature miRNAs: miR-17, miR-18a, miR-19a, miR-20a, miR-19b and miR-92a.