Exiting an RNA world

Paul Schimmel*, Shana O. Kelley

*Corresponding author for this work

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The RNA world hypothesis gains support from the in vitro evolution of a bifunctional ribozyme that can recognize an activated glutaminyl ester and subsequently aminoacylate a tRNA molecule.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)5-7
Number of pages3
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 2000
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Genetics
  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry


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