Percentage of RNA-polymerase-II-mediated transcription initiation events that involve ribosomal protein (RP) genes

Value 50 %
Organism Budding yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae
Reference JR Warner,The economics of ribosome biosynthesis in yeast,Trends Biochem Sci. 1999 Nov24(11):437-40. p.437 right column top paragraphPubMed ID10542411
Comments "As the RP [ribosomal protein] mRNAs are relatively short-lived compared with other mRNAs (Ref. 9 PMID 10409730), an estimated 50% of the RNA-polymerase- II-mediated transcription initiation events involve RP genes."
Entered by Uri M
ID 107349