The descent of polymerization

M. Levy, A. D. Ellington

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The in vitro selection of a ribozyme polymerase capable of catalyzing the faithful addition of up to 14 nucleotides to a series of noncovalently bound primers fills a niche in our understanding of the origins and evolution of life on Earth.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)580-582
Number of pages3
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number7
StatePublished - 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics


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