Length of Rev response element (RRE)

Value ~350 bp
Organism HIV
Reference Daugherty MD, D'Orso I, Frankel AD. A solution to limited genomic capacity: using adaptable binding surfaces to assemble the functional HIV Rev oligomer on RNA. Mol Cell. 2008 Sep 2631(6):824-34.PubMed ID18922466
Comments The 116 amino acid HIV-1 Rev protein binds to the 350 nt Rev response element (RRE) RNA found in the introns of partially spliced and unspliced viral mRNAs, forming a large RNP that directs their transport to the cytoplasm before splicing is completed.
Entered by Uri M
ID 102598