Format

Send to

Choose Destination
Chem Biol. 2009 Aug 28;16(8):797-8. doi: 10.1016/j.chembiol.2009.08.001.

Evolution of ribozymes in an RNA world.

Author information

1
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, 92093, USA. ufmuller@ucsd.edu

Abstract

Ribozymes (catalytic RNAs) were the center of a presumed RNA world in the early origin of life. In this issue, Lau and Unrau show evidence that an RNA world could have used a similar evolutionary pathway as most proteins do.

PMID:
19716468
DOI:
10.1016/j.chembiol.2009.08.001
[Indexed for MEDLINE]
Free full text

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Elsevier Science
Loading ...
Support Center