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Nature volume 430, pages 976977 (26 August 2004) | Download Citation

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The future for intracellular imaging looks bright with the development of fluorescent probes made entirely of RNA. The cunning design exploits structural attributes of RNA to detect a variety of small molecules.

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  1. Michael Famulok is at the Kekulé Institut für Organische Chemie und Biochemie, University of Bonn, Gerhard-Domagk-Strasse 1, 53121 Bonn, Germany. e-mail: m.famulok@uni-bonn.de

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