The metabolic role of RNases

Murray P. Deutscher

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Abstract

Cells contain an unexpectedly large number of distinct ribonucleases (RNases). Through a combination of various strategies these enzymes carry out the many specific reactions of RNA metabolism, but avoid the wholesale degradation of cellular RNA.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)136-139
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Biochemical Sciences
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Apr 1988

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology

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