Why RNA and DNA Have Different Structures
In the early years of molecular biology—over 50 years ago—we were faced with many unknowns. A significant one at the time was the relationship between DNA and RNA, both in terms of structure and function. Function is often a reflection of structure. Here I outline some of the early research in this area, especially for RNA structure, which was completely unknown when we started.
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