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Chapter 10

Metal Ion–Nucleic Acid Interactions in Disease and Medicine

Metal ions play important roles in natural biological processes, including the activity of RNA and DNA. Metal ions interact directly with RNA and DNA and they are components of the proteins and enzymes that are involved in their biosynthesis and their processing. Recent X-ray crystallographic studie...

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Print publication date
16 Oct 2008
Copyright year
2008
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-195-4
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-876-3
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences