Transcription of an RNA aptamer by a DNA polymerase

Elizabeth O. McCullum, John C. Chaput

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Therminator DNA polymerase, a variant of the 9°N DNA polymerase, is shown to synthesize a functional RNA aptamer; thus providing a simple route for making DNA-tagged RNA aptamers for use in DNA nanotechnology.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2938-2940
Number of pages3
JournalChemical Communications
Issue number20
StatePublished - 2009

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Catalysis
  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Ceramics and Composites
  • General Chemistry
  • Surfaces, Coatings and Films
  • Metals and Alloys
  • Materials Chemistry


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