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 language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|Journal||Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications|
|State||Published - Oct 15 1971|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Molecular Biology
- Cell Biology