delta-Aminolevulinic acid-synthesizing enzymes need an RNA moiety for activity

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Science  28 Sep 1984:
Vol. 225, Issue 4669, pp. 1482-1484
DOI: 10.1126/science.6206568


When Chlamydomonas enzymes that convert glutamate to delta-aminolevulinic acid are separated into three fractions, one of the fractions contains RNA, and the RNA moiety is needed for the enzyme activity.