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Category:GO:0075526 ! cap snatching

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DAG for GO:0075526id: GO:0075526

name: cap snatching
namespace: biological_process
def: "A transcription initiation process during which a nucleotide sequence between 10 and 20 nucleotides in size is cleaved from the 5' end of host mRNAs by a viral RNA-dependent polymerase. The capped leader sequence obtained is subsequently used to prime transcription on the viral genome, which ultimately leads to the synthesis of capped, translatable viral mRNAs." [GOC:bf, GOC:jl, VZ:839]
subset: virus_checked
synonym: "cap snatching involved in viral mRNA transcription" EXACT [GO:jl]
xref: VZ:839
is_a: GO:0016032 ! viral process
relationship: part_of: GO:0039697 ! negative stranded viral RNA transcription


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