Published in Gene Therapy Weekly, August 28th, 1995
The work, dubbed "rolling circle RNA synthesis," should be useful for scientists who need many strands of an identical piece of RNA for laboratory experiments or even, someday, gene therapy.
"It's a little like a mimeograph machine," says Eric T. Rool, associate professor of chemistry. "The RNA polymerase goes around and around the molecule, producing multiple copies joined end-to-end." The work is described in the July...
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