Definition: Small kinetoplastid mitochondrial RNA that plays a major role in RNA EDITING. These molecules form perfect hybrids with edited mRNA sequences and possess nucleotide sequences at their 5'-ends that are complementary to the sequences of the mRNA's immediately downstream of the pre-edited regions.
plays a major role in RNA EDITING; DF: note short X ref
See AlsoRNA Editing
Other names gRNA; Guide RNA
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