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Nature Structural & Molecular Biology volume 12, pages 938939 (2005) | Download Citation

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Flock House virus protein B2 suppresses the RNA-mediated interference response by binding double-stranded RNA of almost any size or sequence. The crystal structure of this protein bound to RNA reveals a novel fold that suggests its mechanism of action.

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  1. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Mail stop 8101, PO Box 6511, Aurora, Colorado 80045, USA. jeffery.kieft@uchsc.edu

    • Jeffrey S Kieft
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