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Chapter 8

The Structure and Action of glmS Ribozymes

Riboswitches are structured RNA elements that most commonly reside within the 5′ untranslated regions (UTRs) of bacterial mRNAs where they control gene expression via direct binding of small molecules.1–3 These RNA-based regulatory motifs have been shown to specifically bind small molecule metabolit...

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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