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Solo Winner Detailed Path From DNA to RNA

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Science  13 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5797, pp. 236
DOI: 10.1126/science.314.5797.236

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Roger Kornberg of Stanford University School of Medicine revealed in atomic detail how DNA in cells is converted into messenger RNA, a process known as transcription. Last week, that achievement earned Kornberg the 2006 Nobel Prize in chemistry. (Read more.)