Chemical modifications of transfer RNA species. Metal ion binding to monoperphthalate-treated tRNA

Sidney Hecht, Robert M. Bock

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Abstract

Oxidation of the "exposed" adenosine moieties in intact tRNA's enhances the binding of heavy metal ions to the tRNA's. Experiments utilizing copper, cadmium and samarium ions indicated that binding enhancement was directly proportional to the degree of oxidation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)416-420
Number of pages5
JournalBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
Volume45
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 15 1971
Externally publishedYes

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Chemical modification
Transfer RNA
Metal ions
Metals
Samarium
Ions
Heavy Ions
Oxidation
Heavy Metals
Cadmium
Heavy ions
Adenosine
Copper
Experiments

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Molecular Biology

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Chemical modifications of transfer RNA species. Metal ion binding to monoperphthalate-treated tRNA. / Hecht, Sidney; Bock, Robert M.

In: Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, Vol. 45, No. 2, 15.10.1971, p. 416-420.

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