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Study offers insight into the origin of the genetic code, team reports


August 26, 2013

professor Gustavo Caetano-Anollés and students An analysis of enzymes that load amino acids onto transfer RNAs--an operation at the heart of protein translation--offers new insights into the evolutionary origins of the modern genetic code, researchers report. Their findings appear in the journal PLOS ONE. Full Story

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