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Polyadenylation

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  1. the synthesis of a poly tail, a stretch of RNA where all the bases are adenines, at the end of an RNA molecule

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  2. part of the route by which eukaryotes produce mature messenger RNA (mRNA) for translation, in the larger process of protein synthesis to produce proteins

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  3. Polynucleotide phosphorylase is an enzyme that is part of the bacterial degradosome and archaeal exosome, two closely related complexes that recycle RNA into nucleotides

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  4. At the end of transcription, the last (3'-most) bit of the newly made RNA is cleaved off by a complex of proteins

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  5. this complex then synthesises the poly(A) tail at the RNA's 3' end

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