Laboratory for Molecular Diagnostics
Center for Nephrology and Metabolic Disorders

Splice acceptor

Synonym(s): 3' splice site

The 3' region of an intron that immediatly precedes the next exon is called splice acceptor. The consensus sequence is 12x pyrimidin bases (C or T) followed by an insignificant base (N) and a sequence triplet [CAG] with base frequencies [65,100,100]%, respectively.

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Glossterms object (23) Glossterms object (25)