RNA Structure: Roles of Divalent Metal Ions
Published Online: 26 FEB 2003
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Carter, R. J. and Holbrook, S. R. 2003. RNA Structure: Roles of Divalent Metal Ions. eLS. .
- Published Online: 26 FEB 2003
Divalent metal ions play an important role in charge neutralization and incorrectly folding RNA into its three-dimensional structure. They also play a potentially important role in the catalytic activity of RNA.
- divalent metal ions;
- structure and folding;