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RNA–DNA Molecules

  1. Yahua Chen,
  2. Ramanchandra Reddy

Published Online: 30 MAY 2001

DOI: 10.1038/npg.els.0001493

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How to Cite

Chen, Y. and Reddy, R. 2001. RNA–DNA Molecules. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 MAY 2001

Abstract

RNA–DNA chimaeric molecules are important intermediates in many essential biological processes, including DNA replication and reverse transcription by retroviruses.

Keywords:

  • DNA replication;
  • primer RNAs;
  • B-form DNA;
  • A-form RNA;
  • reverse transcription