polyadenylation

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polyadenylation

[‚päl·ē·ə‚den·ə′lā·shən]
(cell and molecular biology)
The addition of adenine nucleotides to the 3′ end of messenger ribonucleic acid molecules during posttranscriptional modification.
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This domain can bind polyadenosine diphosphate-ribose regions and could play a role in the replication or transcription of virus RNA.
Protection by thymidine, an inhibitor of polyadenosine diphosphate ribosylation, of streptozotocin inhibition of insulin secretion.
reported that a novel VDR polymorphism defined by length of polyadenosine residues in the 3'UTR was associated with the risk of PrCa among non-Hispanic whites.