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AU-rich element
also called "ARE" is a region with frequent A and U bases in a mRNA that targets it for and has one more synonym

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  1. AREs are usually located in the 3' UTR

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 26, 2008
  2. etimated that 5-8% of human mRNAs contain ARE's, particularly cytokine and transcription factor mRNAs where they target the mRNAs for rapid destruction

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  3. The best characterised Adenylate Uridylate (AU)-rich Elements have a core sequence of AUUUA within U rich sequences (for example WWWU(AUUUA)UUUW where W is A or U)

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  4. Transterm page for AU-Rich Element

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