The involvement of RNA in ribosome function

@article{Moore2002TheIO,
  title={The involvement of RNA in ribosome function},
  author={Peter B Moore and Thomas A. Steitz},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2002},
  volume={418},
  pages={229-235}
}
The ribosome is a particle made of RNA and protein that is found in abundance in all cells that are actively making protein. It catalyses the messenger RNA-directed synthesis of proteins. Recent structural work has demonstrated a profound involvement of the ribosome's RNA component in all aspects of its function, supporting the hypothesis that proteins were added to the ribosome late in its evolution. 

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