Ribosomal RNA in the Developing Chick Embryo

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Science  20 Sep 1963:
Vol. 141, Issue 3586, pp. 1187-1188
DOI: 10.1126/science.141.3586.1187


Developing chick embryos from the stage of primitive-streak formation make ribosomal (28S and 16S) RNA. The size and composition of the RNA appears to be constant throughout the first 7 days of development.