Making and breaking with nucleases and small RNAs

Richard W. Carthew*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The Hindu goddess Maha Devi is represented as having the power both to make and to destroy. Reminiscent of such power, two recent studies highlight the roles that nucleases play in both making and destroying RNAs associated with the mysterious world of small RNAs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)776-777
Number of pages2
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics


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