RNA editing

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Since its discovery, RNA editing in kinetoplastid mitochondria has proven a fascinating topic of study, and the last one and a half years have witnessed enormous advances in our understanding of this unprecedented form of RNA processing. The information flow in this RNA editing, once considered a candidate for defying the central dogma, is now known to conform to the DNA-to-RNA-to-protein paradigm, with the novel feature that the sequence of an edited region is not actually present in any DNA segment, but instead derives by a novel micro-interdigitating of information encoded in multiple DNA regions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1056-1061
Number of pages6
JournalCurrent Opinion in Cell Biology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Dec 1991

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Cell Biology


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