Unprecedentedly fast hydrolysis of the RNA dinucleoside monophosphates ApA and UpU by rare earth metal ions

Makoto Komiyama, Kazunari Matsumura, Yoichi Matsumoto

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Rare earth metal(III) ions rapidly hydrolyse adenylyl(3′-5′) adenosine and uridyl(3′-5′)uridine at pH 8,30°C; the half-life of the former is 10 min with 0.01 mol dm-3 TmIII.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)640-641
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1992
Externally publishedYes


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