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Chapter 10

Group I Introns: Biochemical and Crystallographic Characterization of the Active Site Structure

Group I introns, like their protein counterparts, the inteins, are embedded within essential genes and are found in organisms that range from bacteriophage to plants and fungi. Some encode homing endonucleases within their primary structures and thereby retain the ability to “home”, or transfer late...

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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