Range: ±3 min
||Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
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||By using DNA microarrays, researchers precisely measured the decay of each yeast mRNA, after thermal inactivation of a temperature-sensitive RNA polymerase II.
||The half-lives of the 4,687 mRNAs analyzed varied widely, ranging from ~3 min to more than 90 min, with a mean of 23 min and median of 20 min. The 20S proteasome core is a stoichiometric complex of 14 different protein subunits (ref 30). We were able to obtain good measurements of the decay of 13 of the 14 corresponding mRNAs all decayed at closely matched rates, with t1/2 = 13 ± 3 min