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A spliceosome is a complex of special RNA and protein subunits. Spliceosomes are amazingly complex molecular machines. They remove introns from a transcribed pre-mRNA segment. This process is generally referred to as splicing.
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- Staley JP, Guthrie C (1998). "Mechanical devices of the spliceosome: motors, clocks, springs, and things". Cell 92 (3): 315–26. . .
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