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Chapter 2

The Dynamic Life with DEAD-Box RNA Helicases

RNA helicases of the DEAD-box protein family were originally described as proteins that contain NTP-binding motifs, resemble proteins involved in replication, recombination and repair,1 and are very similar to the eukaryotic translation initiation factor eIF4A.2 These early analyses showed that prot...

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Print publication date
01 Jul 2010
Copyright year
2010
Print ISBN
978-1-84755-914-2
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-221-5
From the book series:
RSC Biomolecular Sciences