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We analyzed the mRNA diversity of genes after inducing neuronal differentiation in human NT2 teratocarcinoma cells using all-trans retinoic acid (RA). DNA microarray analyses of cells treated with RA identified 358 RA-responsive genes. mRNA diversity analysis revealed that 274 genes produced multiple protein-coding transcripts by alternative splicing. Among these 274 genes, we chose 26 genes that showed AS in their C-terminus and 12 transcription factor genes for further analysis. By using transcript-specific primers, we performed quantitative real-time PCR analysis to examine the expression profiles of all the protein-coding transcripts. Consequently, we identified genes which showed different RA-induced changes in the expression of their protein-coding transcripts.
Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 7-3-1 Hongo, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0033, Japan.
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Name: FEBS letters
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Different forms of a protein that may be produced from different GENES, or from the same gene by ALTERNATIVE SPLICING.
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