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Two Ps in the bacterial pod

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RNase P is an ancient ribonucleoprotein (RNP) enzyme present in every living organism. Several recent reports collectively provide a structural and functional analysis of this 'simple' RNP and result in a better understanding of the apparent differences between the two types of RNase P in bacteria.

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  1. The author is in the Biochemistry Department at the University of Missouri, 117 Schweitzer Hall, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri 65211, USA. peculisb@missouri.edu

    • Brenda A Peculis

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