Mean 3' UTR length

Value ~200 bp
Organism Plants
Reference Mazumder B, Seshadri V, Fox PL. Translational control by the 3'-UTR: the ends specify the means. Trends Biochem Sci. 2003 Feb28(2):91-8. Figure 5PubMed ID12575997
Primary Source Pesole G, Liuni S, Grillo G, Licciulli F, Mignone F, Gissi C, Saccone C. UTRdb and UTRsite: specialized databases of sequences and functional elements of 5' and 3' untranslated regions of eukaryotic mRNAs. Update 2002. Nucleic Acids Res. 2002 Jan 130(1):335-40PubMed ID11752330
Method Data compiled from UTRsite - link Value was measured from figure 5 manually
Comments 3' UTR length grows across groups with increasing complexity (Fungus<plant<invertebrate<cold blooded vertebrate<rodent<human) whereas 5' UTR length remains similar. See figure 5
Entered by Uri M
ID 103822