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An RNA-synthesizing machine

Crystal structures of the complete RNA polymerases from influenza A and B viruses provide insight into how these enzymes initiate RNA synthesis, and reveal targets for antiviral drug design. See Articles p.355 & p.361

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Figure 1: RNA transcription by influenza polymerase.

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Krug, R. An RNA-synthesizing machine. Nature 516, 338–339 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/516338a

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