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Keyword - Nonsense-mediated mRNA decay (KW-0866)

Definition

Protein involved in nonsense-mediated messenger RNA (mRNA) decay, a critical process of selective degradation of mRNAs that contain premature stop codons.

Synonyms

  • NMD

Category

Biological process

GOi

nuclear-transcribed mRNA catabolic process, nonsense-mediated decay [ GO:0000184 ]

Graphical

Nonsense-mediated mRNA decayBiological process