Explain the process of making heterogeneous nuclear RNA (hnRNA) into a fully functional mRNA in eukaryotes. Where does this process occur in the cell?

Asked by anubhutiupadhaya | 15th Mar, 2019, 02:52: PM

Expert Answer:

1.Capping at the 5′end: Addition of guanosine triphosphate to the 5′end of hnRNA
 2.Tailing at the 3′end: Addition of 200300 adenylate residues at the 3′end of hnRNA
3.Splicing: Removal of introns and joining the exon segments of the transcript
It takes place in the nucleus.

Answered by Sivanand Patnaik | 16th Mar, 2019, 08:14: PM