5-methylcytosine mediates nuclear export of mRNA

Dan Dominissini, Gideon Rechavi*

*Corresponding author for this work

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5-methylcytosine was shown before to be an epitranscriptomic mark. Yang et al. now explored the unique topology of this mRNA modification, identified its writer and demonstrated its involvement in nuclear-cytoplasmic shuttling mediated by a specific reader.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)717-719
Number of pages3
JournalCell Research
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1 Jun 2017


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