Fraction of pre-mRNAs that undergo alternative splicing in rice and Arabidopsis

Range 10 to 20 %
Organism Plants
Reference Iida K, Go M. Survey of conserved alternative splicing events of mRNAs encoding SR proteins in land plants. Mol Biol Evol. 2006 May23(5):1085-94 p.1085 left column top paragraphPubMed ID16520337
Primary Source Rice Full-Length cDNA Consortium, Collection, mapping, and annotation of over 28,000 cDNA clones from japonica rice. Science. 2003 Jul 18 301(5631):376-9 AND Iida K et al., Genome-wide analysis of alternative pre-mRNA splicing in Arabidopsis thaliana based on full-length cDNA sequences. Nucleic Acids Res. 2004 Sep 27 32(17):5096-103PubMed ID12869764, 15452276
Method (2nd primary source abstract:) Researchers mapped RIKEN Arabidopsis full-length (RAFL) cDNAs to the Arabidopsis thaliana genome
Comments In Arabidopsis and rice (Oryza sativa), 10%–20% of all pre-mRNAs undergo AS. See BNID 106744
Entered by Uri M
ID 106743