Observing folding and catalysis of a single RNA enzyme molecule

X. Zhuang, L. Bartley, H. Babcock, R. Russell, T. Ha, D. Herschlag, S. Chu

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RNA folding is explored using single molecules fluorescence microscopy. This technique enabled to directly observe multiple folding pathways, discover new intermediate folding states and obtain a more complete picture of the folding dynamics.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages2
StatePublished - 2000
Externally publishedYes
EventConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2000) - San Francisco, CA, USA
Duration: May 7 2000May 12 2000


OtherConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics (CLEO 2000)
CitySan Francisco, CA, USA

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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