Spermatogenesis Studies Reveal a Distinct Nonsense-Mediated mRNA Decay (NMD) Mechanism for mRNAs with Long 3'UTRs

PLoS Genet. 2016 May 5;12(5):e1005979. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1005979. eCollection 2016 May.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • 3' Untranslated Regions*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nonsense Mediated mRNA Decay*
  • RNA, Messenger
  • RNA-Binding Proteins
  • Spermatogenesis
  • Transcription Factors


  • 3' Untranslated Regions
  • RNA, Messenger
  • RNA-Binding Proteins
  • Transcription Factors
  • UPF2 protein, human

Grants and funding

The author’s research is supported by the NCCR RNA & Disease and by grant 31003A-162986, both funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation. The funders had no influence on the preparation of the article.