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Chapter 3

Finding the Hammerhead Ribozyme Active Site

The hammerhead ribozyme has long been the misunderstood problem child of the catalytic RNA family. Among the small ribozymes that catalyze RNA cleavage with formation of 2′,3′ cyclic phosphates, the hammerhead was one of the earliest-identified,1 is certainly the most widely-studied, and yielded the...

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Print publication date
15 Nov 2007
Copyright year
2007
Print ISBN
978-0-85404-253-1
PDF eISBN
978-1-84755-798-8
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences