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Chapter 9

A Structural Analysis of Ribonuclease P

The endonucleolytic cleavage of precursor sequences from the 5′-end of transfer RNA (tRNA) precursors to form the mature 5′-end is catalyzed by a remarkably complex and unusual enzyme, ribonuclease P (RNase P)(Figure 9.1).1–4 RNase P is ubiquitous, found in cells from all three domains of life: Bact...

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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