Polyadenylation: mRNA modification at the 3' end; protects the mRNA from degradation
What would be the result of deleting the AAUAAA consensus sequence from a eukaryotic pre-mRNA?
A) Transcription would stop before reaching the end of the gene-coding sequence, resulting in a shorter pre-mRNA transcript.
B) The length of pre-mRNA sequence will not be affected, as the AAUAAA consensus sequence itself is not directly marking the cleavage site.
C) Translation would continue past the end of the gene-coding sequence, resulting in a much longer amino acid sequence.
D) The deletion itself will not affect the protein-coding region, but it may affect the polyadenylation at the 3 end, altering the mRNA stability.
E) Translation would stop before reaching gene-coding sequence, resulting in a much o shorter amino acid sequence.
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