Molecular Biology Reports

, Volume 7, Issue 1–3, pp 127–133 | Cite as

A model structure for Rous sarcoma virus genomic RNA and its implications for various functions of the viral RNA

  • J. -I. Darlix
  • P. A. Bromley
  • P. -F. Spahr
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Abstract

The sequence and structure of RSV genomic RNA leader and gene junctions have been studied. The secondary structure of the leader and interactions of the gene junctions with a viral protein may well control the functions of RSV-RNA in reverse transcription, translation and processing.

Keywords

Sarcoma Secondary Structure Reverse Transcription Viral Protein Rous Sarcoma Virus 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • J. -I. Darlix
    • 1
  • P. A. Bromley
    • 1
  • P. -F. Spahr
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Molecular BiologyUniversity of Geneva, 30Geneva 4Switzerland

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