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Evolutionary Patterns in the Sequence and Structure of Transfer RNA: Early Origins of Archaea and Viruses

  • Feng-Jie Sun,

    Affiliation: Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Gustavo Caetano-Anollés mail

    gca@uiuc.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, Illinois, United States of America

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  • Published: March 07, 2008
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1000018

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Results are also consistent with the concept that viruses contributed to the development of the DNA replication machinery during the early diversification of the living world
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