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Changing the identity of a transfer RNA

Nature volume 321, pages 213219 (15 May 1986) | Download Citation

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A leucine transfer RNA has been transformed into a serine transfer RNA by changing 12 nucleotides. This result indicates that a limited set of residues determine tRNA identity.

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    • Richard C. Ogden

    Agouron Institute, 505 Coast Boulevard, La Jolla, California 92037, USA

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