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

Sidney M. 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

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biophysics
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology

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