Chromosomal RNA: Its Properties

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Science  07 Jul 1972:
Vol. 177, Issue 4043, pp. 72-74
DOI: 10.1126/science.177.4043.72


We describe the properties of a special class of RNA associated with chromatin. We discuss why this RNA should be considered a distinct class of RNA and not an artifactual degradation product of either transfer or ribosomal RNA.