Enter exitrons

Genome Biol. 2015 Jul 7;16(1):136. doi: 10.1186/s13059-015-0704-3.


Exitrons are exon-like introns located within protein-coding exons. Removal or retention of exitrons through alternative splicing increases proteome complexity and thus adds to phenotypic diversity.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Alternative Splicing*
  • Exons*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Introns*
  • Open Reading Frames*
  • Proteomics*