Compact but disordered states of RNA

Sarah A. Woodson

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Large ribozymes collapse to compact structures that are non-native and partially disordered when folding is induced by magnesium ions. This suggests that the early steps in the folding of these RNAs are non-specific.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)349-352
Number of pages4
JournalNature Structural Biology
Issue number5
StatePublished - May 1 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Structural Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Genetics


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