A nucleic acid enzyme comprises an oligonucleotide containing thymine bases. The nucleic acid enzyme is dependent on both Hg2+ and a second ion as cofactors, to produce a product from a substrate. The substrate comprises a ribonucleotide, a deoxyribonucleotide, or both.
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number8367416
Filing date8/6/08
StatePublished - Feb 5 2013


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