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Department of Microbiology & Immunology
University of Illinois

  • Understanding generally brings a more complicated, but also more rational, picture of any given study. Developments with Neurospora show that small 3.6-kilobase plasmids that occur in mitochondria as double-stranded DNA replicate via an RNA intermediate, using a 710-amino-acid DNARNA transcriptase encoded by the plasmid.

    M.T.R. Kuiper, J.R. Sabourin, A.M. Lambowitz, "Identification of the reverse transcriptase encoded...

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