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Chapter 7

Mammalian Self-Cleaving Ribozymes

The fact that there are catalytic RNAs in mammals should no longer come as any surprise. RNase P, the ribosome and the spliceosome catalyze hydrolytic RNA cleavage, peptide formation and splicing, respectively, most likely without direct involvement of proteins in the catalyzed transformations. Howe...

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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