CH391L/S13/In vitro Selection of FNAs

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Introduction

Functional nucleic acids (FNAs) are RNA, DNA, or XNA(nucleic acid analogues) that perform an activity such as binding or catalyzing a reaction. FNAs are grouped into three main categories Aptamers, Ribozymes, and Deoxyribozymes that are subdivided into either natural or artificial depending on their origin; the exception being Deoxyribozymes as they have yet to be discovered in a living organism.


Functional Nucleic Acids

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Ribozymes

Deoxyribozymes

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Aptamers and Riboswitches

In vitro Selection of Functional Nucleic Acids





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