Ribozymes in Biotechnology
Duane E Ruffner, Salus Therapeutics, Inc., Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
Published online: September 2001
Ribozymes are RNA molecules that catalyse the cleavage and/or ligation of other RNA molecules. This capacity of ribozymes
has therapeutic application for the inactivation of deleterious genes and the repair of mutated genes involved in many disease
Keywords: ribozyme; catalytic RNA; antisense; gene therapy
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