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      biostud
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      Why is polyadenylation needed? I know it is necessary to protect the mRNA from nucleases, but i’ve read that it is also necessary during nuclear export and translation! Why? In what mechanisms does it participate?

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      JackBean
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      if both cap and polyA are present, the mRNA must be intact 😉

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