- cellular component
- exact: spliceosome complex
- broad: spliceosome
- Any of a series of ribonucleoprotein complexes that contain RNA and small nuclear ribonucleoproteins (snRNPs), and are formed sequentially during the splicing of a messenger RNA primary transcript to excise an intron. [source:
GOC:mah, ISBN:0198547684, PMID:19239890]
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