Breaking the central dogma by RNA editing

Olena Maydanovych, Peter A. Beal

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This review covers the advances in the understanding of the structure, mechanism, regulation, and biological functions of the ADAR (adenosine deaminases that act on ribonucleic acid (RNA) enzymes published in the last five years. Topics discussed include (1) RNA editing by adenosine deamination and its consequences in vivo, (2) ADARs: Enzymes responsible for adenosine to inosine RNA editing and (3) relationship between RNA editing and the microRNA/RNA interface pathways.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)3397-3411
Number of pages15
JournalChemical Reviews
Issue number8
StatePublished - Aug 2006
Externally publishedYes

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  • Chemistry(all)


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