Three-D images shed light on first steps of RNA synthesis
The first three-dimensional images of the initiating form of the molecular machinery in bacteria that "transcribes" genetic information from DNA into RNA — the crucial first step for making proteins — is reported in a pair of papers in the May 17 issue of the journal Science.
NIH/National Institute of General Medical Sciences, Norman and Rosita Wilson Foundation, Human Frontiers Sciences Program
The rockefeller Institute
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